HMS Cyclops

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HMS Cyclops,(F31) (ex merchant ship Indrabarah) built by Laing and launched 27th October 1905. Displacement: 11,300 tons, Speed 13 knots, Compliment: 266,  Armament: Two 4 - inch Guns, HMS Cyclops served during world war one and served in WW2, Between the war HMS Cyclops served as a Submarine depot ship in the Mediterranean, and returned to Home Waters late in 1939. where she spent the war years until being scrapped at Newport July 1947.

HMS Cyclops with a K Class submarine at Majorca.  

This picture was extracted from a larger photograph of part of the combined Atlantic and Mediterranean Fleets at Pollensa Bay, Majorca, 1924.  Click here to see the full photo.

HMS Cyclops, May 1937.

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Fleet Supply and repair ship HMS Cyclops.

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HMS Cyclops re-supplying submarine M1. 

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Winners of the Prince Louis Sailing Cup, 1928 - HMS Cyclops.  

2nd from left back row - Sam Andrews. (who took the photographs supplied by his Grandson Roy Andrews)

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Coaling ships supplying coal to HMS Cyclops.

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HMS Cyclops at Gibraltar, 1927.  Submarines left to right are L21, L26 L18?, K26 and L23.  Behind HMS Cyclops are three Revenge Class battleships of the Atlantic Fleet.

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The Mascots of HMS Cyclops.

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The burial at sea of A. B. Cook off Malta, Thursday 2nd February 1928.

The burial took place from HMS Cyclops, but this sailor could have been from any of the submarines which Cyclops was a depot ship for.

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Another photo from the burial at sea of A. B. Cook from HMS Cyclops, Thursday 2nd February 1928.

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