H.M.S. Armadale Castle (1903)

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H.M.S. Armadale Castle (1903)
Pendant Number: MI.56 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Yard Number: 424[3]
Launched: 11 Aug, 1903[4]
Requisitioned: 2 Aug, 1914[5]
Commissioned: 7 Aug, 1914[6]
Decommissioned: 11 Sep, 1919[7]
Scrapped: 1936[8]

H.M.S. Armadale Castle was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Service

Armament

She was armed with:[9]

  • eight 4.7-in guns

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  2. Wikipedia.
  3. Wikipedia.
  4. Wikipedia.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 988.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  8. Wikipedia.
  9. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 119.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401d.
  11. Gillett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 123.
  12. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401k.
  14. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  15. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  16. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  17. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  18. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  19. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 988.
  21. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.

Bibliography

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