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The Dreadnought.

The Dreadnought (1st series) was launched on the 9th March 1912 and only lasted 12 issues before the second series was launched. The second series ran for 121 issues before being renamed "The Dreadnought & War Pictorial". This name lasted 5 issues before again being renamed, this time as "The Dreadnought & Boys War Weekly". Eight issues later it was back to the Dreadnought. Issue 159 dated the 12th June 1915 was the last issue before being amalgamated with the Boys' Friend.

Charles Hamilton was well represented within the Dreadnought during it's short life. Approximately 30 Cliveden stores were reprinted from the Boys' Herald. A further 25 issues contained stories reprinted from the early days of the Magnet.  

An article on the Dreadnought appeared in the 1957 Collectors Digest Annual. You can read the article here.

Listing kindly supplied by Nandu Thalange.

This section is work in progress, The listing below has many gaps I would like to fill so if you can help please get in touch even if it is only to confirm whether a particular issue has a Hamilton story or not. Obviously scans or photocopies of the missing issues would be much appreciated!  If you can help in any way then please contact me.

Date Number  Title Author Notes
09/03/1912 1/1      
16/03/1912 1/2      
23/03/1912 1/3      
30/03/1912 1/4      
06/04/1912 1/5      
13/04/1912 1/6      
20/04/1912 1/7      
27/04/1912 1/8      
04/05/1912 1/9      
11/05/1912 1/10      
18/05/1912 1/11      
25/05/1912 1/12      
01/06/1912 2/1     Second Series
08/06/1912 2/2      
15/06/1912 2/3      
22/06/1912 2/4      
29/06/1912 2/5      
06/07/1912 2/6      
13/07/1912 2/7      
20/07/1912 2/8      
27/07/1912 2/9      
03/08/1912 2/10      
10/08/1912 2/11      
17/08/1912 2/12      
24/08/1912 2/13      
31/08/1912 2/14      
07/09/1912 2/15      
14/09/1912 2/16      
21/09/1912 2/17      
28/09/1912 2/18      
05/10/1912 2/19      
12/10/1912 2/20      
19/10/1912 2/21      
26/10/1912 2/22      
02/11/1912 2/23      
09/11/1912 2/24      
16/11/1912 2/25      
23/11/1912 2/26      
30/11/1912 2/27 No Hamilton Content    
07/12/1912 2/28 No Hamilton Content    
14/12/1912 2/29      
21/12/1912 2/30      
28/12/1912 2/31      
04/01/1913 2/32 No Hamilton Content    
11/01/1913 2/33 Lincoln C Poindexter arrives!
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 223
The Cliveden Combine
18/01/1913 2/34 The fourth-form vote catchers
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 224
The Fourth Form Football Club
25/01/1913 2/35 The fourth form hobby club
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 225
The Cliveden Hobby Club
01/02/1913 2/36 A fight with the fifth
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 226
The Fight with the Fifth
08/02/1913 2/37 The Captain's Secret
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 228
The Captain of Cliveden
15/02/1913 2/38 The Cliveden Cooks
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 288
The Cliveden Caterers
22/02/1913 2/39 The Cliveden Paper-Chase
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 229
The Cliveden Paper-Chase
01/03/1913 2/40 The Fourth Form Match
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 231
The Fourth Form Match
08/03/1913 2/41 The Cliveden Waxworks
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 232
The Cliveden Waxworks
(Page missing)
15/03/1913 2/42 The Misfortunes of Monsieur
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 233 (TBC)
Philpot's Plot
22/03/1913 2/43 A Visit from Pa
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald
Specific issue not yet identified
29/03/1913 2/44 The Cliveden Toffee-Makers
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 236
The Cliveden Toffee-Makers
05/04/1913 2/45 Poindexter's Ghost
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 237
Poindexter's Ghost
12/04/1913 2/46 The Cliveden Sweepstake
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 238
The Cliveden Sweepstakes
19/04/1913 2/47 The Cliveden Cup-Tie
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 241 (TBC)
Bravo, Cliveden
Issue 2/48

26th April 1913

  The Cliveden Redskins
(Cliveden)
Anon
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 243
The Cliveden Redskins
03/05/1913 2/49 The Cliveden Detectives
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 242
The Cliveden Detectives
Issue 2/50

10th May 1913

  The Cliveden Sports
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 244
The Cliveden Sports
17/05/1913 2/51 Poindexter's Peril
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 245
Poindexter's Peril
24/05/1913 2/52 The Cliveden Minstrels
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 247
The Cliveden Minstrels
31/05/1913 2/53 The Mystery of the Missing Fag
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 248
Cliveden's Little Mystery
07/06/1913 2/54 Cliveden's Great Cricket Match
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 249 (TBC)
Cliveden's Opening Match
14/06/1913 2/55 The Cliveden Editors
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 250 (TBC)
The Cliveden Rag
21/06/1913 2/56 The Cliveden Cyclists
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 252
The Cliveden Wheelers
28/06/1913 2/57 The Cliveden Gardeners
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 253
The Cliveden Gardeners
Issue 2/58

5th July 1913

  The Cliveden Races
(Cliveden)
Anon
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 255
The Cliveden Derby
12/07/1913 2/59 The Cliveden Golfers
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 256
Flynn the Golfist
19/07/1913 2/60 The New Boy at Cliveden
(Cliveden)
  Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 258
The New Boy at Cliveden
Issue 2/61

26th July 1913

  Cliveden's "Julius Caesar"
(Cliveden)
Anon
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 316
The Cliven Dramatists
02/08/1913 2/62 No Hamilton Content    
09/08/1913 2/63 No Hamilton Content    
16/08/1913 2/64 No Hamilton Content    
23/08/1913 2/65 No Hamilton Content    
30/08/1913 2/66 No Hamilton Content    
06/09/1913 2/67 No Hamilton Content    
13/09/1913 2/68 No Hamilton Content    
20/09/1913 2/69 No Hamilton Content    
27/09/1913 2/70 No Hamilton Content    
04/10/1913 2/71 No Hamilton Content    
11/10/1913 2/72 No Hamilton Content    
18/10/1913 2/73 No Hamilton Content    
25/10/1913 2/74 No Hamilton Content    
01/11/1913 2/75 No Hamilton Content    
08/11/1913 2/76 No Hamilton Content    
15/11/1913 2/77 No Hamilton Content    
22/11/1913 2/78 No Hamilton Content    
29/11/1913 2/79 No Hamilton Content    
06/12/1913 2/80 No Hamilton Content    
13/12/1913 2/81 No Hamilton Content    
20/12/1913 2/82 No Hamilton Content    
Issue 2/83

27th November 1913

  The Midnight Snow Fight
(Cliveden) 
Charles Hamilton Reprint of a story from the Boys' Herald 240
Snowed Up
03/01/1914 2/84 No Hamilton Content    
10/01/1914 2/85 No Hamilton Content    
17/01/1914 2/86 No Hamilton Content    
Issue 2/87

24th January 1914

  The New Chum
(St Ethelberta's)
Charles Hamilton Reprint of Boys Realm 223
The New Chum
31/01/1914 2/88 No Hamilton Content    
07/02/1914 2/89 No Hamilton Content    
14/02/1914 2/90 No Hamilton Content    
21/02/1914 2/91 No Hamilton Content    
28/02/1914 2/92 No Hamilton Content    
07/03/1914 2/93 No Hamilton Content    
14/03/1914 2/94 No Hamilton Content    
21/03/1914 2/95 No Hamilton Content    
28/03/1914 2/96 No Hamilton Content    
04/04/1914 2/97 No Hamilton Content    
11/04/1914 2/98 No Hamilton Content    
18/04/1914 2/99 No Hamilton Content    
25/04/1914 2/100 No Hamilton Content    
02/05/1914 2/101 No Hamilton Content    
09/05/1914 2/102 No Hamilton Content    
16/05/1914 2/103 No Hamilton Content    
23/05/1914 2/104 No Hamilton Content    
30/05/1914 2/105 No Hamilton Content    
06/06/1914 2/106 No Hamilton Content    
13/06/1914 2/107 No Hamilton Content    
20/06/1914 2/108 No Hamilton Content    
27/06/1914 2/109 No Hamilton Content    
04/07/1914 2/110 No Hamilton Content    
11/07/1914 2/111 No Hamilton Content    
18/07/1914 2/112 No Hamilton Content    
25/07/1914 2/113 No Hamilton Content    
01/08/1914 2/114 No Hamilton Content    
08/08/1914 2/115 No Hamilton Content    
15/08/1914 2/116 No Hamilton Content    
22/08/1914 2/117 No Hamilton Content    
29/08/1914 2/118 No Hamilton Content    
05/09/1914 2/119 No Hamilton Content    
12/09/1914 2/120 No Hamilton Content    
19/09/1914 2/121 No Hamilton Content    
26/09/1914 1/1 No Hamilton Content   Becomes Dreadnought & War Pictorial and restarts at issue 1/1
03/10/1914 1/2 No Hamilton Content    
10/10/1914 1/3 No Hamilton Content    
17/10/1914 1/4 No Hamilton Content    
24/10/1914 1/5 No Hamilton Content    
31/10/1914 1/6 No Hamilton Content    
07/11/1914 1/7 No Hamilton Content   Becomes Dreadnought Boys' War Weekly
14/11/1914 1/8 No Hamilton Content    
21/11/1914 1/9 No Hamilton Content    
28/11/1914 1/10 No Hamilton Content    
05/12/1914 1/11 No Hamilton Content    
12/12/1914 1/12 No Hamilton Content    
19/12/1914 1/13 No Hamilton Content    
26/12/1914 1/14 No Hamilton Content    
02/01/1915 2/136 Bob Cherry's Triumph!   Becomes Dreadnought once again and original series numbers resume

Reprint of Magnet 02 - The Taming Of Harry

  

09/01/1915 2/137 Hazeldene's Treachery!   Reprint of Magnet 3 - The Mystery Of Greyfriars

 

16/01/1915 2/138 Facing the Music!   Reprint of Magnet 4 - Chums of the Remove

 

23/01/1915 2/139 Captured by Gypsies!   Reprint of Magnet 5 - Kidnapped!

 

Issue 2/140

30th January 1915

  True Blue!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Incorporates Boys' Journal

Reprint of Magnet 6 - Aliens At Greyfriars

 

Issue 2/141

6th February 1915

  

  The Remove Form's Riot!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 7 - Rivals Of The Remove

 

Issue 2/142

13th February 1915

  

  The Phantom Fugitive!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 8 - In Hiding

 

Issue 2/143

20th February 1915

  

  Heroes All!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 9 - The Nabob's Diamond

 

Issue 2/144

27th February 1915

  

  Saving his Chum!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 12 - Harry's Sacrifice

 

Issue 2/145

6th March 1915

  

  Friends at Last!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 13 - A Jolly Half Holiday

 

Issue 2/146

13th March 1915

 
 

  Foiling the Fourth!
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 15 - Wharton's Operatic Company

 

Issue 2/147

20th March 1915

 

  The Rival Performers
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 16 - Stage Struck; Or, A Dress Rehearsal

 

Issue 2/148

27th March 1915

  The Greyfriars Revellers
(Greyfriars)
Frank Richards
(Charles Hamilton)
Reprint of Magnet 17 - A Jolly Outing

 

03/04/1915 2/149 Bunter the Chef   Reprint of Magnet 18 - Roughing It

 

10/04/1915 2/150 The Winning Side!   Reprint of Magnet 19 - The Greyfriars Challenge

 

17/04/1915 2/151 Bunter's Hush-Money!   Reprint of Magnet 20 - Billy's Treat

 

24/04/1915 2/152 The Stolen Schoolboy!   Reprint of Magnet 21 - The Famous Four

01/05/1915 2/153 Raising the Wind!   Reprint of Magnet 22 - Fun By the Sea

08/05/1915 2/154 Open Rebellion!   Reprint of Magnet 23 - The Greyfriars Riot

    

15/05/1915 2/155 The Faddist Form-Master!   Reprint of Magnet 24 - Four On The War-Path

22/05/1915 2/156 The Schoolboy Strikers!   Reprint of Magnet 25 - The Triumph Of The Remove

29/05/1915 2/157 Billy Bunter's Peril!   Reprint of Magnet 26 - The Greyfriars Sleepwalker

05/06/1915 2/158 A Test of Chivalry!   Reprint of Magnet 28 - The Remove Master's Substitute

12/06/1915 2/159 Harry Wharton's Resolve!   Reprint of Magnet 29 - The Greyfriars Conjurer

Merged with Boy's Friend