- HMS Bacchante (1901)
HMS "Bacchante" was a "Cressy"-class
armoured cruiserlaunched in 1901 for the Royal Navy. "Bacchante" served for a while with the Mediterranean Fleet. In 1906 she was transferred to the North America and West Indies Squadronand served there until she returned to home waters.
At the outbreak of WWI, "Baccante" served as the flagship of the
Live Bait Squadron, blockading the English Channel from the North Sea to German traffic.
"Bacchante" took part in the
landing at Anzac Coveduring the Battle of Gallipoliin 1915. When the infantrycame under fire from Turkish artilleryat Gaba Tepe, "Bacchante" approached close in to shore and fired directly on the gun emplacements in an attempt to silence them.
"Bacchante" was sold in 1920.
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