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1889 - 1955: Vulcan

Built By: Portsmouth Dockyard
Fate: Scrapped 1955
Vulcan - 1889
Vulcan - 1889

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Pennant Numbers

  • N70 (1914)
  • N4A (Jan 1918)

Vulcan converted to a depot ship in 1908-09

In mid-1913, she was in Dundee supporting a the C Class submarines of the Seventh Submarine Flotilla. She continued serving with the Seventh Submarine Flotilla 1914-16, then for various flotillas at Humber, Berehaven and Blyth

Renamed Defiance III in 1931


18-06-1883 : Laid down:
13-06-1889 : Launched
05-01-1909 : Recommissioned as Depot Ship at Chatham


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