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HMS Hermes HMS Hermes
First Name: Thomas Last Name: PHIPPS
Date of Death: 31/10/1914 Lived/Born In: Wood Green
Rank: Stoker1 Unit: HMS Hermes
Memorial Site: 1. Wood Green Memorial 2. Chatham Naval Memorial

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HMS Hermes was a cruiser, built in the 1890s and modified in 1913 as a seaplane carrier. In 1914 she was used to ferry equipment to France. Leaving Dunkirk on 31st October 1914 she was spotted and torpedoes by U-27 and sank in the Straits of Dover with the loss of 44 men. 

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