HMS Hampshire (1905) CC  (4th)

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Hampshire was an Armoured Cruiser.

Built by Armstrong of of Elswick, laid down 01-Sep-1902, launched 24-Sep-1903, and completed 15-Sep-1905.

On completion joined the Channel Fleet 1905-06, then the Atlantic Fleet 1906-07. Back to the Channel Fleet 1907-08, Refitted at Portsmouth 1909, then joined the 3rd Fleet 1909-11. To the Mediterranean 1911-12 and on to the China Station 1012-14.

Returned to the UK and joined the Grand Fleet Dec-1914. 

Struck a mine 05-Jun-1916 off the Orkney Islands and sank with the loss of 650 including Lord Kitchener.

Won the Battle Honour: Jutland 1916.


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

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This page last edited - 13 March, 2013.

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