Armoured Cruisers

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Naval history of the Armoured Cruisers including the Cressy, Devonshire, Drake, Duke of Edinburgh, Minotaur, Monmouth and Warrior Classes.

Orlando Class Armoured Cruisers  View Class

HMS Aurora 28th October 1887 Sold on 2nd October 1907.
HMS Australia 25th November 1886 Sold 4th April 1905.
HMS Galatea 10th March 1887 Sold 4th April 1905.
HMS Immortalite 7th July 1887 Sold 1st January 1907.
HMS Narcissus 15th December 1886 Sold 11th September 1906.
HMS Orlando 3rd August 1886 Sold 11th July 1905.
HMS Undaunted 25th November 1886 Sold 9th April 1907.
Blake Class Armoured Cruisers    View Class
HMS Blake 23rd November 1889 Used as a depot ship in August 1907 and then broken up 9th June 1922.
HMS Blenheim 26th May 1894 Used as a depot ship in May 1908 and then broken up 13th July 1926.
Edgar Class Armoured Cruisers   View Class
HMS Crescent 30th March 1892 Used as a depot ship in 1917 and then broken up 22nd September 1921.
HMS Edgar 24th November 1890 Broken up 9th May 1921.
HMS Endymion 22nd July 1891 Broken up 16th March 1921.
HMS Gibraltar 27th April 1892 Used as a depot ship in June 1915 and then broken up September 1923.
HMS Grafton 30th January 1892 Broken up 1st July 1920.
HMS Hawke 11th March 1891 Sunk by torpedo 15th October 1914.
HMS Royal Arthur 26th February 1891 Used as a depot ship in 1915 and then broken up 22nd September 1921.
HMS St George 23rd June 1892 Used as a depot ship in March 1910 and then broken up 1st July 1920.
HMS Theseus 8th September 1892 Broken up 1921 and then resold 8th November 1921.
Powerful Class Armoured Cruisers  View Class
HMS Powerful 24th July 1895 Used for harbour service in 1912. Sold for scrapping 31st August 1929.
HMS Terrible 27th May 1895 Disarmed 1915, used for harbour service in January 1918 and then sold for scrapping July 1932.
Diadem Class Armoured Cruisers  View Class
HMS Amphitrite 5th January 1898 Sold for scrapping 12th April 1920.
HMS Andromeda 30th April 1897 Used for harbour service September 1913 then sold August 1920.
HMS Argonaut 24th January 1898 Used for harbour service 1916 then sold May 1920.
HMS Ariadne 22nd April 1898 Sunk by torpedo 26th July 1917.
HMS Diadem 21st October 1896 Used for harbour service 1918 then sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Europa 20th March 1897 Sold 15th September 1920.
HMS Niobe 20th February 1897 Used by Royal Canadian Navy 1910, then used for harbour service October 1915 and eventually broken up 1922.
HMS Spartiate 27th October 1898 Used for harbour service 1913 then sold July 1932.
Cressy Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Aboukir 16th May 1900 Sunk by torpedo 22nd September 1914.
HMS Bacchante 21st February 1901 Sold for scrapping 1st July 1920.
HMS Cressy 4th December 1899 Sunk by torpedo 22nd September 1914.
HMS Euryalus 20th May 1901 Sold for scrapping 1st July 1920.
HMS Hogue 13th August 1900 Sunk by torpedo 22nd September 1914.
HMS Sutlej 18th November 1899 Sold for scrapping 9th May 1921.
Drake Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Drake 5th March 1901 Sunk by torpedo on 2nd October 1917.
HMS Good Hope 21st February 1901 Sunk by gunfire 1st November 1914.
HMS King Alfred 28th October 1901 Sold and broken up 30th January 1920.
HMS Leviathan 3rd July 1901 Sold and broken up 3rd March 1920.
Monmouth Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Bedford 31st August 1901 Wrecked 21st August 1910.
HMS Berwick 20th September 1902 Sold and broken up 1st July 1920.
HMS Cornwall 29th October 1902 Sold and broken up 7th June 1920.
HMS Cumberland 16th December 1902 Sold and broken up 9th May 1921.
HMS Donegal 4th September 1902 Sold and broken up 1st July 1920.
HMS Essex 29th August 1901 Sold and broken up 8th November 1921.
HMS Kent 6th March 1901 Sold and broken up June 1920.
HMS Lancaster 22nd March 1902 Sold and broken up 3rd March 1920.
HMS Monmouth 13th November 1901 Sunk by gunfire on 1st November 1914
HMS Suffolk 15th January 1903 Sold and broken up 1st July 1920.
Devonshire Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Antrim 8th October 1903 Sold and broken up 19th December 1922.
HMS Argyll 3rd April 1904 Wrecked on 28th October 1915.
HMS Carnarvon 7th October 1903 Sold and broken up 8th November 1921.
HMS Devonshire 30th April 1904 Sold and broken up 9th May 1921.
HMS Hampshire 4th September 1903 Mined 5th June 1916.
HMS Roxburgh 19th January 1904 Sold 8th November 1921.
Duke of Edinburgh Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Black Prince 14th June 1904 Sunk by gunfire 31st May 1916.
HMS Duke of Edinburgh 8th November 1904 Sold and broken up 12th April 1920.
Warrior Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Achilles 17th June 1905 Sold and broken up 9th May 1921.
HMS Cochrane 20th May 1905 Wrecked 14th November 1918.
HMS Natal 30th September 1905 Blew up 30th December 1915.
HMS Warrior 25th November 1905 Damaged by gunfire and foundered during towing 1st June 1916.
Minotaur Class Armoured Cruiser  View Class
HMS Defence 24th April 1907 Sunk by gunfire 31st May 1916.
HMS Minotaur 6th June 1906 Sold and broken up 12th April 1920.
HMS Shannon 20th September 1906 Sold and broken up 12th December 1922.