H.M.S. Astræa (1893)

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H.M.S. Astræa (1893)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[2]
Launched: 17 Mar, 1893[3]
Commissioned: 5 Nov, 1895[4]
Sold: 1 Jul, 1920[5]
Fate: Scrapped

H.M.S. Astræa was one of eight Astræa class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1894 and 1896.

Service

Astræa recommissioned at Sheerness on 22 April, 1913. By July, she was ordered to the Cape of Good Hope.[6]

She paid off on 1 July, 1919.[7]

She was sold to S. Castle of Plymouth on 1 July, 1920, and broken up in Germany.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 281.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 733.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 226.
  10. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  11. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 227.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 281.
  15. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  16. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  17. Vaughan-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 441.
  18. Vaughan-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 441.
  19. Ryan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 339.
  20. Ryan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 339.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p 280. indicates he was still here in June, 1909.
  22. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 382.
  23. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 382.
  24. Leatham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 147.
  25. Leatham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 147.
  26. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  27. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  28. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 282.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392f.
  30. Fuller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 460.
  31. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  32. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391m.
  33. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  34. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.
  35. Austin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 78.

Bibliography

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


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