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Type: Battleship ; Armament 4 x 12 in. VIII, 35 cal.; 12 x 6 in., 40 cal.; 12 x 12 pdr., ; 6 x 3 pdr
Launched : 5 Jul 1898 ; Disposal date or year : 18 Mar 1915
Disposal Details : Sunk by torpedo, from White Cliffs, in the Dardanelles, Although there is a suggestion that she was mined.
Displacement: 12950 tons
Machinery notes: 13500 hpi
20 Feb 1900 It is reported that the Ocean is to be commissioned today at Devonport, in order to relieve the Hood in the Mediterranean.
1901 From the Mediterranean transferred to the China Station
1905 Reserve. Chatham
1906 China Fleet
1910 Fourth Division of the Home Fleet
Recommissioned at Chatham 16 Feb 1910
Aug 1914 Eighth Battle Squadron - Third Fleet - Devonport. Tender to Goliath
1914 East Indies for the protection of the Persian Gulf convoys
Oct 1914 arrived at Bahrein with a convoy of five transports carrying a brigade of troops from India.
26 Oct 1914 ordered to accompany the troop transports to the Shatt-al-Arab.
Jan 1915 Suez Canal and thence to the Dardanelles.
27 Feb 1915 arrived from eastern waters : anchored at Tenedos - see p 87 www.naval-review.org/issues/1916-1.pdf.
18 Mar 1915 reported to be in a bad way and subsequently reported as sunk - see p 69 www.naval-review.org/issues/1918.pdf.