Cruiser Force F

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Cruiser Force F was a cruiser squadron of the Royal Navy under the orders of the Vice-Admiral Commanding the Channel Fleet upon the outbreak of war in 1914.

In Command


Cruiser Force F was under the orders of the Vice-Admiral Commanding the Channel Fleet, with the intention being to reinforce other areas if necessary. Upon the outbreak of war, Hogue, Sutlej and for a time Pelorus were allocated to the Cruiser Force. Hogue was sent to join Cruiser Force C, Sutlej to Cruiser Force I, and Pelorus to Cruiser Force E.[1] The squadron never operated as a distinct cruiser force.[2]


  1. Naval Staff Monographs. Volume X. p. 11.
  2. Naval Staff Monographs. Volume X. p. 110.


  • Naval Staff, Training and Staff Duties Division (1924). Naval Staff Monographs (Historical): Fleet Issue. Volume X. Home Waters—Part I. From the Outbreak of War to 27 August, 1914. O.U. 5528 (late C.B. 917(H)). Copy at The National Archives. ADM 186/619.

Cruiser Squadrons of the Royal Navy
First Cruiser Squadron | Second Cruiser Squadron | Third Cruiser Squadron | Fourth Cruiser Squadron | Fifth Cruiser Squadron
Sixth Cruiser Squadron | Seventh Cruiser Squadron | Eighth Cruiser Squadron | Ninth Cruiser Squadron | Tenth Cruiser Squadron
Eleventh Cruiser Squadron | Twelfth Cruiser Squadron | Fifteenth Cruiser Squadron | Eighteenth Cruiser Squadron
Cruiser Force F