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HMS Hermes

HMS Hermes

HMS Hermes was refitted in 1913 to act as the first experimental seaplane carrier of the British Navy. She was converted back into a cruiser and commissioned in May 1913 and was in service at the outbreak of the First World War as a seaplane tender.

She was sunk whilst transporting aircraft in October 1914.

Title: HMS Hermes
Record Type: Boats
Type: Aircraft Carrier
Date Launched: 07-04-1898
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 24322