H.M.S. Assistance (1900)

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H.M.S. Assistance (1900)
Pendant Number: 8C (1914)
C2 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Raylton Dixon[2]
Launched: 23 Dec, 1900[3]
Commissioned: 28 Nov, 1906[4]
Handed over: 11 Mar, 1937[5]

H.M.S. Assistance was a civilian ship purchased on the stocks on 19 September, 1900 for use as a fleet repair ship.

Service

She commissioned at Gibraltar on 28 November, 1906.[6]

Assistance served with the Grand Fleet at Scapa and Cromarty throughout the war.[7]

She was transferred to Dockyard Control at Portsmouth on 25 November, 1930.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment given.

Armament

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 733.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 733.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 216.
  9. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 230.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 280.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 280.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 280.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 280.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 734.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 734.
  16. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 728.
  17. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/334. ff. 334, 218.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 728.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 728.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 216.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 216.
  22. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 216.

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).