HMS Queen

The Ship

Sold for Scrap 1920

HMS Queen was built at Devonport Dockyard and launched on the 8th March 1902.

HHMS Queen served with the Mediterranean Fleet until 1907 and was transferred to the Atlantic Fleet 1908. She joined the 3rd battle squadron in May 1912, then transferred to the 5th battle squadron. During the outbreak of World War I, she was engaged on Channel patrols and was transferred to the Dardanelle's in 1915. On 25th April she supported the Anzac landings. She transferred to the Adriatic and at Taranto became a base ship until 1918. Before returning to Britain her four twelve inch Guns were removed and transferred to the Italian Navy. She was finally broken up 4th September 1920.

My Postcards

Postally used 20 Dec 1915.
Postcard number: 483.4


Postally used 2 May 1905.
Postcard series: Valentine's, Crockett Photo


Card No 483-4. Card not postally used.


Not postally used.


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