HMS Terrible (1898) CC (7th)
This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Terrible was a 1st Class,
Built by Thomson of Clydebank, laid down 1894, launched 27-May-1895, and completed 24-Mar-1898.
On completion undertook Special Service 1898-99, then to the China Station 1899-1902, with a detachment to the Cape Station 1899-1901. During this detachment she landed part of a naval brigade which assisted in the relief of Ladysmith.
Returned to the UK and refitted at Clydebank 1902-04. Went into reserve at Portsmouth 1905. Escorted HMS Renown on the Prince and Princess of Wales' cruise to India 1905-06.
Then used for trooping duty to China 1906.
Returned to the UK and reserve 1907-14.
Disarmed and used for trooping to the Dardanelles 1915-16.
Used as an accommodation ship as part of HMS Fisgard 1916-31.
Renamed training ship Fisgard III Aug 1920.
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07 March, 2013.
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