HMS Endymion (1891)

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HMS Endymion
Career Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Endymion
Builder: C & W Earle, Hull
Laid down: 21 November 1889
Launched: 22 July 1891
Fate: Sold for breaking up 16 March 1920
General characteristics
Displacement: 7,350 tons
Length: 387.5 ft (118.1 m)
Beam: 60 ft (18 m)

2 x BL 9.2-inch (233.7 mm) Mk VI guns
10 x QF 6-inch (152.4 mm) guns

12 x 6pdr guns

HMS Endymion was a first class cruiser of the Edgar class. She was launched on 22 July 1891. She took part in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion in China, during which time future rear admiral and VC recipient Eric Gascoigne Robinson served aboard her. She served in the First World War in the Gallipoli Campaign, and was sold for breaking up at Cardiff on 16 March 1920.

Grog issue on board HMS Endymion, circa 1905.


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