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HMS Sirius (1891) CC  (5th)

    
This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Sirius was a 2nd Class Protected Cruiser.

Built by Armstrong Mitchell of Elswick, laid down Sep-1889, launched 27-Oct-1890, and completed 1891.

On completion served as the Flagship, South America Station 1892-95, then returned to the UK and into reserve at Devonport 1895-97, particular service 1897-98. Reserve once again at Devonport 1898-1903. To the China Station 1903-05. Back to the UK and reserve again at Devonport 1906-11.

To the America & west Indies Station 1912-13. Reserve 1913-14. To the Nore 1914-15, then the West Arica Station 1915-18.

Prepared as a blockship at Chatham 1918.

Sunk as a blockship at Ostend 23-Apr-1918.

Won the battle Honours: Belgian Coast 1914 and Zeebrugge 1918.

 

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

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This page last edited - 25 July, 2012.

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