H.M.S. Ambrose (1903)

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H.M.S. Ambrose (1903)
Pendant Number: C1 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Raylton Dixon[2]
Launched: 31 Mar, 1903[3]
Sold: 10 Aug, 1946[4]

H.M.S. Ambrose was a civilian vessel hired as an A.M.C. in 1914, but then purchase for use as a depot ship.

Service

Ambrose was commissioned into the Royal Navy on 10 December, 1914.[5]

Ambrose served submarines at Berehaven 1917-18 before moving to Falmouth in 1918.[6]

She re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 9 February, 1924.[7]

She paid off into Maintenance Reserve at Rosyth on 4 December, 1928. By mid-1931, she was serving as an accommodation ship.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment given.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401c.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 295.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 215.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401c.
  10. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  11. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  12. Bowring Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/66. f. 74.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401d.
  14. Bowring Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/66. f. 74.
  15. Dunbar-Nasmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90/89. f. 89.
  16. Dunbar-Nasmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/178. f. 583.
  17. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  18. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  19. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/120. f. 65.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 725.
  21. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/120. f. 65.
  22. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 725.
  23. Turner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/13. f. ?.
  24. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 723.
  26. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  27. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 215.
  29. Bower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/99. f. 222.
  30. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  31. Poland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/306. f. 322.
  32. Twigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 130.
  33. Twigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 130.
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 215.
  35. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  36. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

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