HMS Andromeda (1899) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Andromeda was a 1st Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built at Pembroke Dock, laid down 02-Dec-1895, launched 30-Apr-1897,  and completed 05-Sep-1899.

On completion went to the Mediterranean 1899-1902, then returned to the UK for refit 1903-04. To the China Station 1904-06 then back to the UK and into reserve 1906-11. Joined the 9th Cruiser Squadron, 3rd Fleet 1912.

 Served as Boys Training Ship at Devonport 1913-29.

Renamed HMS Powerful 23-Sep-1913 and used as Boys Training Ship at Devonport 1913-29.

Renamed HMS Impregnable II Nov-1919.

Part of the Torpedo School and renamed Defiance 20-Jan-1931.

Arrived at Burght, Belgium 14-Aug-1956 for breaking up.


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

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This page last edited - 25 June, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.