H.M.S. Amethyst (1903)

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H.M.S. Amethyst (1903)
Pendant Number: P.00 (1914)
P.02 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Company, Elswick[2]
Laid down: 7 Jan, 1903[3]
Launched: 5 Nov, 1903[4]
Commissioned: 17 Mar, 1905[5]
Sold: 1 Oct, 1920[6]
Fate: to J. W. Towers, Milford Haven[7]

H.M.S. Amethyst was one of four third class cruisers of the "Gem" class completed in 1904 and 1905.

Service

Recommissioned at Portsmouth on 7 May, 1907.[8]

Recommissioned at Portsmouth on 18 August, 1911.[9]

Arrived Sheerness, 8 September, 1913.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 84.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 84.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 84.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 84.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1908). p. 276-7.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 276-7.
  10. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Sep 09, 1913; pg. 8; Issue 40312.
  11. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 275.
  12. Williamson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 22.
  13. Williamson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 22.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 276-7.
  15. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 204.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 276-7.
  17. Webb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 124.
  18. Webb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 124.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 276-7.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 276-7.
  21. Leake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 69.
  22. Leake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 69.
  23. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 279.
  24. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 279.
  25. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  26. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  27. Thesiger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 472.
  28. Thesiger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 472.
  29. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392a.
  31. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 392b.
  33. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391h.
  34. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 729.
  35. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.
  36. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.

Bibliography


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