HMS Galatea (1889) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Galatea was a 2nd Class  Armoured Cruiser.

Built by Napier of Glasgow, laid down 21-Apr-1885, launched 10-Mar-1887, and completed Mar-1889.

On completion served at Portsmouth from 1889-90, then the Channel Squadron 1890-92. back to Portsmouth 1892-93.

Coast Guard duty at Queensferry lasted 1893-95, followed by Coast Guard duty at Hull, 1895-1903.

Final service was at Chatham 1904.

Sold 04-Apr-1905.


Other HMS Galatea
- 1st  HMS Galatea
- 2nd HMS Galatea
- 3rd HMS Galatea
- 4th HMS Galatea
- 5th HMS Galatea
- 6th HMS Galatea
- 7th HMS Galatea
- 8th HMS Galatea

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This page last edited - 28 May, 2012.

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