HMS Exmouth grounded off Carriden Pit

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1920
Description
View of a pre-Dreadnought class battleship lying off of a pier. She has been decommissioned, with her guns removed although the turrets remain. Her hull is rusty.

This photo is not available as a scanned image. You can see the original in the Archives in Callendar House.

Object detail

Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1920
Subject person
Subject place
Subject notes
Exmouth was sold by the Admiralty to the Forth Shipbreaking Co in 1920, and taken to their Carriden Yard. She was grounded off Carriden Pit for a long period and partly dismantled. In 1922 she was resold and towed to Rotterdam for scrapping.
Accession number
P01957

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