H.M.S. Ariadne (1898)

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H.M.S. Ariadne (1898)
Pendant Number: P.69 (1914)[1]
Builder: Thomson, Clydebank[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 29 Oct, 1896[4]
Launched: 22 Apr, 1898[5]
Commissioned: 5 Jun, 1902[6]
Torpedoed: 26 Jul, 1917[7]
Fate: by UC 65[8]

Service

In March 1913, Ariadne was converted to a training ship for stokers.

Ariadne completed conversion in Devonport Royal Dockyard to a minelayer on 20 March, 1917, her armament being reduced to four 6-in guns and one 4-in H.A. mount with a capacity of 400 mines.[9]

In June of 1917, she was assigned to the Minelayer Squadron.[10] She did not last long in this new role, being torpedoed by UC 65 on 26 July, 1917 with over 30 men losing their lives.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  9. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 117.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (June, 1917). p. 14.
  11. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 387.
  12. Rees Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 436.
  13. Rees Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 436.
  14. Browning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 124.
  15. Browning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 429.
  16. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 64.
  17. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 64.
  18. Yelverton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 135.
  19. Yelverton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 135.
  20. Charlton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 282.
  21. Charlton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 282.
  22. Lafone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/156. f. 183.
  23. Lafone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/156. f. 183.
  24. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 279.
  26. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 279.
  28. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Unnumbered folio.
  29. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Unnumbered folio.
  30. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  31. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 279.
  32. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  33. Booty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/173. f. 186.
  34. Booty Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/173. f. 186.
  35. Sandeman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 4.
  36. Sandeman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 4.
  37. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  38. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 280.
  39. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  40. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  41. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  42. Edwards Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 120.
  43. Edwards Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 120.
  44. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  45. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  46. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  47. Shipway Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 218.
  48. Shipway Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 218.
  49. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392d.
  50. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  51. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  52. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 392d.
  53. Smyth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/287. ff. 227, 287.
  54. Smyth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/287. ff. 227, 287.

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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