Daily Event for March 3, 2012

At the shipyard of Scott & Company in Greenock, Scotland the Devonshire class cruiser Argyll was launched on March 3, 1904. She was christened by Mrs. Campbell, the wife of the Convener of Co. Argyll. The launch went off without a hitch. HMS Argyll ended up as a wreck, she ran aground on Bell Rock on Oct. 28, 1915, there were no casualties, but the ship was a total loss.
© 2012 Michael W. Pocock

HMS Argyll seen in the Hudson River, New York during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in late 1909. Grant's Tomb (dome) can be seen in the background.

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