|GRT||14,000 tons (one of the largest ships hit)|
|Builder||Palmer & Co., Jarrow|
|History||Russell commissioned for the Mediterranean Fleet in February 1903, returning to the U. K. and joining the Home Fleet in April 1904 and the Channel Fleet in April 1906, transferring to the Atlantic Fleet in February 1907. Russell returned to the Mediterranean in July 1909 until August 1912 when she became a unit of the 1st (Home) Fleet and the 2nd Fleet at The Nore in September 1913. On the outbreak of war Russell was with the 6th B.S, in the Channel, but was later attached to the Grand Fleet carrying out patrols in the North Sea. On 22 November 1914 bombarded Zeebrugge with Exmouth, before returning to the Grand Fleet for more North Sea patrols. Russell returned to the Mediterranean for the last time in November 1915, covering the withdrawal from Gallipoli on 7 January 1916.|
U-boat attacks on Battleship Russell
|1||27 Apr 1916||U 73 (Gustav Sieß)||Sunk||Mined, entrance of Malta harbour||124|
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