H.M.S. Amphion (1883)

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H.M.S. Amphion (1883)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 25 Apr, 1881[2]
Launched: 13 Oct, 1883[3]
Commissioned: 1887[4]
Sold: 1906[5]

H.M.S. Amphion was one of four second class protected cruisers of the Leander class completed between 1885 and 1887.

There was also a light cruiser that fought in the Great War named Amphion.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 11 DEcember, 1888 for service in the Mediterranean.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 75.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 75.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 75.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 75.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 75.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  8. Pattisson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1058.
  9. Pattisson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1058.
  10. Finnis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 457.
  11. Finnis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 457.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 223.

Bibliography


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