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HMS Hindustan was a King Edward VII-class pre-dreadnought battleship

Original Main armament tampion from HMS Hindustan , built by John Brown and Company , Clydebank

Unofficial , as this pre dates the Admiralty standardisation of Royal Navy badges in 1919

As part of 3rd Battle Squadron HMS Hindustan went to sea in January 1915 for gunnery training, steaming north and passing to the west of Orkney on the night of 13–14 January. After completing training on the 14th, they returned to Rosyth on 15 January. In January, the 1st and 2nd Battlecruiser Squadrons sortied to ambush the German Scouting Group in what resulted in the Battle of Dogger Bank

In May 1918, HMSv Hindustan paid off into reserve at the Nore, and was employed as an accommodation ship for the Royal Naval Barracks at Chatham Dockyard. She was placed on the disposal list at Chatham in June 1919

HMS Hindustan was sold for scrapping to Thos W Ward in 1921

A decorative and collectable piece of Royal Navy history

 

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