H.M.S. Arlanza (1911)

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H.M.S. Arlanza (1911)
Pendant Number: M.93
MI.53 (Jan 1918)
MI.31 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Harland & Wolff
Launched: 23 Nov, 1911[2]
Commissioned: 24 Apr, 1915[3]
Decommissioned: Apr, 1920[4]
Returned: Jul, 1920[5]
Fate: to civil use

H.M.S. Arlanza was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Her sisters Andes, Almanzora and Alcantara came along with her.



She was armed with:[6]

  • six 6-in
  • two 6-pdrs


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  2. Wikipedia.
  3. Wikipedia.
  4. Wikipedia.
  5. Wikipedia.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401e.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 400y.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 988.


British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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