HMS Devonshire

Armoured Cruiser

The Ship

Scrapped May 1921

Before transferring to the Atlantic Fleet in March 1907 HMS Devonshire served with the Channel Fleet in the 1st Cruiser Squadron. She then moved to the 3rd Division of the Home Fleet stationed at Devonport in August 1909 and continued there until 1912 when she moved to the 5th Cruiser Squadron. From 1913 until 1916 she served with the 3rd Cruiser Squadron. HMS Devonshire was then sent to Scapa Flow where on 6th August, like her sister ships, she captured a German merchant ship. She was given a refit at Cromarty in September 1914 and then served in Norwegian waters until April 1916. The Devonshire was then stationed at the Nore in 1916 later joining the 7th Cruiser Squadron in July 1919 before serving in the North America and West Indies Station from December 1916 until the end of 1918. She was then sold and scrapped in May 1921.

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