H.M.S. Arethusa (1882)

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H.M.S. Arethusa (1882)
Builder: Napier, Glasgow[1]
Laid down: 14 Jun, 1880[2]
Launched: 23 Dec, 1882[3]
Commissioned: 1886[4]
Sold: 1905[5]

H.M.S. Arethusa 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 Arethusa.

Service

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. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  7. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 4 May, 1893. Issue 33942, col E, p. 6.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 199.
  10. Bethell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 480.
  11. Bethell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 480.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 225.
  13. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 331.
  14. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 331.

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).
  • Hathaway, R. W. (1903). The Log of H.M.S. "Arethusa" 1899-1903. London: The Westminster Press.
  • Lyon, David; Winfield, Rif (2004). The Sail & Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1861760329. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


Leander Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
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