Talk:HMS Cornwallis (1901)

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Namesake[edit]

I'm rewriting the biography of William Cornwallis at the moment and was checking to see if any ships were named after him. I came across this one and it says it was named after his brother Charles. Also it says that the Duncan Class were known informally as the "Admirals". Is it not more likely the ship was named after the Admiral Cornwallis and not the General? I'm not that familiar with this period of history otherwise I'd do the research myself. Thanks in advance, Corneredmouse (talk) 12:15, 17 August 2010 (UTC)