HMS Minotaur

The Ship

Sold for Scrap 1920

HMS Minotaur, built by Devonport Dockyard,launched 6/6/1906. Sold for breaking up at Milford Haven, 12/4/1920.

On Completion HMS Minotaur joined the Royal navy's 5th Cruiser Squadron in may 1908 but transferring in April the following year to the 1st cruiser Squadron and becoming Flagship to the 1st cruiser Squadron. served at the China Station between 1910 and 1914.

After the outbreak of world war one, HMS Minotaur escorted Australian troop ships during November 1914. at serving at the cape of Good Hope as flagship. returning back to Britain for a refit in December 1914. In 1916 became flagship to the 2nd Cruiser squadron Took part in the Battle of Jutland.

After the war she was placed in reserve in June 1919 and eventually sold for scrapping and broken up which started on the 12th April 1920.

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Postcard series: Valentine's, Britain's Bulwarks


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