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HMS Doris was an Eclipse-class protected cruiser built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1890s.
When the First World War began in August 1914, Doris was serving with the 11th Cruiser Squadron of the Home Fleet. On 5 August, Doris captured a German merchant ship.