HMS Cumberland

The Ship

Sold for Scrap 1921

HMS Cumberland was a 9800 ton armoured cruiser launched in 1902. She was re-commissioned in 1917 and was used to escort transatlantic convoys from Nova Scotia and New York to the United Kingdom, a duty which occupied her until the end of the First World War.

Built London and Glasgow, Glasgow, laid down February 1901, completed December 1904.
5th Cruiser Squadron Atlantic
September 1914 Cameroons, captured 10 German merchant ships.
January 1915 6th Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet.
1915 West Indies and North America Station.
1921 Sold for scrap.

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