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HMS Venus (1897) CC  (4th)

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Venus was a 2nd Class, cruiser.

Built by Fairfield of Govan, laid down 28-Jun-1894, launched 05-Sep-1895, and completed 09-Nov-1897.

On completion went to the Mediterranean 1897-1901, then returned to the UK and refit at Chatham. The Coast Guard Ship, Southampton 1903-04, back to the Mediterranean 1905-07. Then the Atlantic battle Squadron 1907-11. Served as a depot ship 1911-12, then joined the 3rd Fleet 1913-14.

The West Coast of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914-15, then to the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf 1915-16. On to the China Station 1916-17 and the East Indies Station 1917-19.

Sold 22-Sep-1921 and broken up in Germany.

 

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- 2nd HMS Venus
- 3rd HMS Venus
- 4th HMS Venus
- 5th HMS Venus

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This page last edited - 07 December, 2012.

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