H.M.S. Æolus (1891)

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H.M.S. Æolus (1891)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 1890[2]
Launched: 13 Nov, 1891[3]
Commissioned: 6 Jan, 1894[4]
Sold: 1914[5]

H.M.S. Æolus was one of 21 Apollo class second-class cruisers completed in the early to mid 1890s.

Service

Æolus was launched on 13 November, 1891. She was christened by Lady Molyneux, the wife of Devonport Admiral Superintendent Sir Robert Molyneux.[6]

She re-commissioned at Devonport on 23 May, 1911 under Commander Alan Geoffrey Hotham.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 14 November, 1891. Issue 33482, col F, p. 9.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 273.
  8. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 196.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 196.
  11. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  12. "The Naval Review at Spithead". The Times. Wednesday, 9 June, 1897. Issue 35225, col D, p. 10.
  13. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  14. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  15. "The Naval Mobilization". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1899. Issue 35877, col C, p. 10.
  16. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 421.
  17. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 421.
  18. Fleet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 101.
  19. Fleet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 101.
  20. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 221.
  21. Greet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 483.
  22. Lafone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/156. f. 183.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 272.
  24. Lafone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/156. f. 183.
  25. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  26. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 272.
  27. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  28. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 272.
  29. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 273.
  31. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  32. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 267.
  33. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  34. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  35. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  36. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 273.
  37. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/286. f. 321.
  38. Hotham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/184. f. 184.
  39. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 273.
  40. Hotham Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/184. f. 184.

See Also

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Bibliography


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