HMS Essex (1904) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Essex was an Armoured Cruiser.

Built at Pembroke Dock, laid down, 01-Jan-1900, launched 29-Aug-1901, and completed 22-Mar-1904.

On completion joined the Atlantic Fleet 1904-06, then went into reserve 1906-09. To the America & West Indies Station 1909-12, the Training Squadron 1912 and refit 1913.

Back to the America & West Indies Station 1914-16 during which she captured three German merchantmen.

Used as a Destroyer Deport Ship1916-19.

Paid off 1919-20.

Sold 1921 and broken up in Germany.


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

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This page last edited - 09 December, 2012.

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