HMS Medusa (1895) CC  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Medusa was a 2nd Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down 25-Aug-1887, launched 11-Aug-1888 and completed 1895.

On completion was used as the RNS Drill ship at North Shields 1895-1901. Then refitted at Jarrow 1901-02. Served with the Cruiser Training Squadron 1902-03, then seagoing tender to the Training Ship Impregnable at Devon 1904.

Laid up at Motherbank 1905-08 and placed on the sales list for a short time 1908.

Refitted at Pembroke Dock a909 then towed to Bantry Bay to be used as a calibrating vessel 1910.

Final duty was as harbour service at Queenstown 1917-18.

Sold 1920.


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

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This page last edited - 01 September, 2012.

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