HMS Proserpine (1898) CC  (7th)

This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Proserpine was a 3rd Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built at Sheerness Dockyard, laid down Mar-1896, launched 03-Dec-1896 and completed 1898.

On completion went to the America & West Indies Station 1898-1901, then returned to the UK at Chatham. Then served on the East Indies Station 1904-12, Mediterranean 1913. Returned to the UK and joined the 3rd Fleet 1913-14, 7th Channel Cruiser Squadron 1914.

To the Mediterranean, East Indies and Egypt 1914-18 and finally the Red Sea 1918.

Sold at Alexandria 1919 and broken up at Genoa.

Won the Battle Honour : Suez Canal 1915.


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

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This page last edited - 17 September, 2012.

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