HMS Ariadne (1902) CC  (6th)

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

Built by Thomson of Clydebank, laid down 29-Oct-1896, launched 22-Apr-1898, and completed 05-Jun-1902.

On completion went to the America & West Indies Station as Flagship 1902-05, then returned to the UK and went into reserve at Portsmouth 1905-09. Joined the 4th Division 1909-11 and the 3rd Fleet 1912-13.

Served as Stokers' Training Ship, Portsmouth 1913-15 and Devonport 1915-16.

Converted to a Minelayer 1916-17, and used in this capacity 1917.

Sunk 26-Jul-1917 by UC-65 off Beachy Head.


Other HMS Ariadne
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- 2nd HMS Ariadne
- 3rd HMS Ariadne
- 4th HMS Ariadne
- 5th HMS Ariadne
- 6th HMS Ariadne
- 7th HMS Ariadne
- 8th HMS Ariadne

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This page last edited - 29 June, 2012.

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