HMS Exmouth

The Ship


Built Laird, Birkenhead, laid down August 1899, completed May 1903, cost 1,098,159.

Size:
Length 418 feet waterline 432 feet overall, beam 75 feet 10 inches, draught 25 feet 3 inches, displacement 13,272 normal 14,272 tons deep.

Propulsion:
2 shaft Triple Expansion, 18,000 ihp, 19kts

Trials:
Exmouth 18,604 ihp = 19.01 knots

Armour:
7in belt, 11in barbettes, 10in gun houses, 2-1in decks

Armament:
4 x 12in 40 cal BL (2 x 2), 12 x 6in QF (12 x 1), 10 x 12pounder QF (16 x 1), 6 x 3pounder (6 x 1), 4 x 18in TT

3rd Battle Squadron The Grand Fleet.
Supported cruisers of the Northern Patrol.
November 1914 attached to Channel Fleet.
23 November bombarded Zeebrugge.
May 1915 transferred to the Dardanelles and supported landings.
November 1915-March 1917 Detached Squadron at Salonika.
March 1917 East Indies, convoying in the Indian Ocean.
August 1917 paid off to release crews.
1920 Sold for scrap.

My Postcards

Not postally used.
Postcard series: Pictorial Stationery Co Ltd, Peacock Series

 

Postally used 17 Aug 1905.
Postcard series: Gale & Polden Ltd, Wellington Series
Series number: 142

 

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