built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 364
Last Name: HMS CAMPANIA (1915)
Port of Registry: Liverpool
Propulsion: Steam triple exp
Launched: Thursday, 08/09/1892
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 12950 grt | 4974 nrt
Length: 601 feet
Breadth: 65 feet
Cunard Steamship Company
1914 Royal Navy
Status: Sunk - 05/11/1918
Web site: http://www.greatoceanliners.net/campania.html
Remarks: O.N. 102086. Completed March 1893.
1893: Blue Riband holder.
1914: Bought from T. W. Ward and converted in five months at Cammel Laird to a seaplane carrier.
17/04/1915: Commissioned and joined the Grand Fleet.
11/1915 to 04/1916: In hand for modifications at Birkenhead.
05/11/1918: Dragged her cables during a gale in the Firth of Forth and drifted across the bows of the battleship REVENGE and foundered.
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