HMS Terrible (1898) CC  (7th)

This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Terrible was a 1st Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built by Thomson of Clydebank, laid down 1894, launched 27-May-1895, and completed 24-Mar-1898.

On completion undertook Special Service 1898-99, then to the China Station 1899-1902, with a detachment to the Cape Station 1899-1901. During this detachment she landed part of a naval brigade which assisted in the relief of Ladysmith. 

Returned to the UK and refitted at Clydebank 1902-04. Went into reserve at Portsmouth 1905. Escorted HMS Renown on the Prince and Princess of Wales' cruise to India 1905-06.

Then used for trooping duty to China 1906.

Returned to the UK and reserve 1907-14.

Disarmed and used for trooping to the Dardanelles 1915-16.

Used as an accommodation ship as part of HMS Fisgard 1916-31.

Renamed training ship Fisgard III Aug 1920.

Sold Jul-1932.

Won the Battle Honours: South Africa 1899-1900 and China 1900.


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

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This page last edited - 07 March, 2013.

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