No. 6707 was placed third in the Admiralty Chronometer Trial for 1901. It was subsequently issued to the following H.M. Ships.
1902-1904: H.M.S. Partridge, a screw-gunboat.
1906-1908: H.M.S. Brilliant, a second class cruiser. In 1918 she was sunk as a 'blockship' at Ostend.
1916: H.M.S. Fearless, a scout cruiser
1916-1919: H.M.S. Eglington, a paddle minesweeper of the 'Ascot' class. 1937: it is recorded as being returned to the Royal Observatory from the Admiralty Chart and Chronometer Depot at Port Said in the Transport "Neuralia".