H.M.S. Active (1869)

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H.M.S. Active (1869)
Builder: Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[1]
Laid down: 1867[2]
Launched: 13 Mar, 1869[3]
Completed: 1870[4]
Sold: 1906[5]
H.M.S. Active was one of three Volage Class corvettes completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 13 April, 1877 for service on the Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa.[6]

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth 21 September, 1885.[7]

Active participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890 under the command of Captain Armand Temple Powlett as part of a Reserve Fleet of the force representing the Royal Navy, headquartered in the Downs.[8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1878). p. 192.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 195.
  8. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  9. Hewett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1606. f. 623.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1878). p. 192.
  11. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 191.
  12. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  13. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  14. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  15. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 191.
  17. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 195.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 196.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 195.

Bibliography


Volage Class Corvette
  Volage Active Rover