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HMS Good Hope

HMS Good Hope was a Drake-class armoured cruiser of 14,100 tons displacement, of the British Royal Navy. Launched on 21 February 1901, with her heaviest gun being of 9.1-inch calibre, she became the flagship of the 1st Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet, in 1906, and in 1908 became the flagship of the 2nd Cruiser Squadron.

She went into the Reserve Fleet in 1913, but on the outbreak of the First World War she joined the 6th Cruiser Squadron, becoming the flagship of Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock. She was sunk with the loss of her entire complement of 900 hands in the Battle of Coronel, on 1 November 1914, off the Chilean coast.



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