HMS St. George (1894) CC  (8th)

This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS St. George was a 1st Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built by Earle of Hull, laid down 23-Apr-1890, launched 23-Jun-1892, and completed 25-Oct-1894.

On completion served as Flagship on the Cape & West Africa Station 1894-98. Returned to the UK to reserve at Portsmouth 1898-99. Served with the Cruiser Squadron 1899-1902. Chatham 1902-04. Then the South Atlantic Station 1904.

On to the America & West Indies Station 1904-06 as Boys Training Ship. Then back to the UK and reserve at Devonport 1906-09.

Converted to a Destroyer Depot Ship at Chatham 1909-10 and served in this role at the Nore 1910-12, Firth of Forth 1913-14, Humber 1914-15 and Mediterranean 1915-17.

Converted to a Submarine Depot Ship 1917 and served in this role in the Aegean 1918-19.

Sold 01-Jul-1920.

Won the Battle Honour: Benin 1897.


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

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This page last edited - 10 April, 2013.

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