H.M.S. Duke of Edinburgh (1904)

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H.M.S. Duke of Edinburgh
Career Details
Pendant: 15 (1914)
13 (Jan 1918)
none (Apr 1918)
N.33 (Jun 1918)[1]
Built By: Pembroke Royal Dockyard
Laid down:
Launched: 11 June, 1904


In 1908, the ship was one of just nine equipped with the "C" Tune Gear, capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes. It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.[2]


An order for a design for a director system for Duke of Edinburgh was likely issued in early 1915, but priorities for director fittings were such that it was only installed in October 1918.[3]

Duke of Edinburgh was paid off at Portsmouth on 3 August, 1918.[4]


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships: 1914-1919. p. 44.
  2. ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.
  3. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 23. p. 15.
  4. The Navy List (December, 1918). p. 780.
  5. The Navy List (October, 1908). p. 305.
  6. The Navy List (April, 1913). p. 305.
  7. The Navy List (October, 1915). p. 393n.
  8. The Navy List (December, 1916). p. 393t.


  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

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