HMS Highflyer

Highflyer Class. Essentially repeats of the Eclipse class but with a uniform 6 inch main gun armament and using water tube boilers as well as slightly more powerful machinery. HMS Highflyer became the last Victorian era cruiser in service with the Royal Navy, being in commission until 1921.

9th Cruiser Squadron Mid Atlantic.
27 August 1914 Sank German Armed Merchant Cruiser Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse.
1914 5th Cruiser Squadron Cape Verde.
1916 West Indies.
1916 North America and West Indies.
1918 East Indies.
1921 Sold for scrap.

HMS Highflyer