HMS Spartan (1892) CC  (4th) 

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Spartan a second class cruiser.

Built by Armstrong Mitchell of Elswick, laid down Dec-1889, launched 25-Feb-1891 and completed 1892.

On completion went into reserve at Devonport 1892-93. Then to the Mediterranean 1894-95, China Station 1895-97. Returned to the UK And reserve at Devonport 1897-1903.

Served as RNR Drill Ship, Holyhead 1903-05, then harbour service 1906, and tender to HMS Defiance at Devonport from 1907. Renamed HMS Defiance II Aug-1921.

Sold 26-Jun-1931.


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

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This page last edited - 01 December, 2012.

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