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HMS Renown (1895) BB  (6th)

    
This HMS Renown was the sixth ship to carry the name.

She was built at Pembroke Dock, laid down in Feb-1893, launched 08-May-1895 and completed later that year. She had a short but distinguished career, with a reputation as a smart ship good at ceremonial.

She was Flagship for the Jubilee Review of 1897. After which she went to the North American and West Indies station as Flagship of Admiral Sir John Fisher. Then on to the Mediterranean in 1899 as Flagship from 189-1902.

In 1902 Renown took the Duke and Duchess of Connaught to India for the Delhi Durbar. After refit and period in Reserve the voyage was repeated, this time with the Prince and Princess of Wales (the future King George V and Queen Mary). 

On her return from India she went into Reserve, later ending her days as stokers training ship.

Sold 02-Apr-1914 and broken up at Blyth.

 

Other HMS Renown
- 1st  HMS Renown
- 2nd HMS Renown
- 3rd HMS Renown
- 4th HMS Renown
- 5th HMS Renown
- 6th HMS Renown
- 7th HMS Renown
- 8th HMS Renown

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This page last edited - 21 October, 2012.

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