H.M.S. Argyll (1904)

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H.M.S. Argyll (1904)
Pendant Number: 80 (1914)[1]
Builder: Scotts[2]
Ordered: 1901-02 Programme[3]
Laid down: 1 Sep, 1902[4]
Launched: 3 Mar, 1904[5]
Commissioned: Dec, 1905[6]
Wrecked: 28 Oct, 1915[7]

Service

Recommissioned at Devonport on 5 March, 1912.[8] In mid-1913, she was serving with the Third Cruiser Squadron.[9]

Radio

In 1908, the ship was one of just nine equipped with the "C" Tune Gear, capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes. It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.[10]

In mid-1913, it was decided to purchase a Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary set for her.[11]

Alterations

As part of the Channel Fleet, Argyll underwent a refit from 1 January 1908 to 13 February.[12]

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. 71.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 280.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 280.
  10. ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913. W/T Appendix, p. 13.
  12. Report from Charles Beresford dated 18 April 1908 in Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office at The National Archives. ADM 116/942, unnumbered folio halfway within series. p. 1.
  13. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  14. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  15. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  16. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  17. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 291.
  18. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 291.
  19. Anson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 32.
  20. Anson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 647.
  21. Allenby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 47.
  22. Allenby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42 f. 47.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 279.
  24. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  25. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  26. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  27. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 279.
  28. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  29. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 23 April, 1912. Issue 39880, col G, p. 16.
  30. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 279.
  31. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 15.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392d.
  33. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 44.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • 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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