H.M.S. Audacious (1869)

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H.M.S. Audacious (1869)
Builder: Robert Napier & Sons, Glasgow[1]
Ordered: 1867 Estimates[2]
Laid down: 26 Jun, 1867[3]
Launched: 27 Feb, 1869[4]
Commissioned: 10 Sep, 1870[5]
Sold: 1922[6]
H.M.S. Audacious was one of four Audacious Class central battery ironclads completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Audacious participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890 under the command of Captain Arthur C. H. Paget as part of the Hostile Fleet tasked with threatening British trade routes.[7]

She was renamed Imperieuse in 1914, at which time she was serving as a repair ship.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 15.
  7. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  8. Durrant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1004. f. 358.
  9. Durrant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1004. f. 358.
  10. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 196.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 195.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 196.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 230.
  14. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 367.
  15. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 367.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394q.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395i.
  18. Chambers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 407.
  19. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  20. Fanshawe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/1. f. 1.
  21. Irvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/243. f. 315.
  22. Irvin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/243. f. 315.


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