HMS Duke of Edinburgh

The Ship

Sold for Scrap 1920

HMS Duke of Edinburgh, built by Pembroke Dockyard, launched 14/6/1904. Sold for breaking up at Blyth,12/4/1920.

HMS Duke of Edinburgh,War Service,
1st Cruiser Squadron Mediterranean Fleet.
August 1914: involved in hunt for SMS Goeben and Breslau.
August 1914: Captured a German merchant ship Altair in the Red Sea.
November 1914: Persian Gulf including bombardment of Ottoman positions.
December 1914: onwards 1st Cruiser Squadron The Grand Fleet.
31 May 1916 : Present at The Battle of Jutland.
June 1916: Joined 2nd Cruiser Squadron Grand Fleet.
1917: Escorted Atlantic convoys.
August-November 1918: West Indies and North American Station.
1920 Sold for scrap.

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