H.M.S. Calypso (1883)

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H.M.S. Calypso (1883)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard
Laid down: 1 Sep, 1881
Launched: 7 Jun, 1883
Commissioned: 21 Sep, 1885[1]
Sold: 1922

H.M.S. Calypso was one of two Calypso class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

In 1916, her named was changed to H.M.S. Briton.

Service

In 1910, the ship was serving as a training ship for the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve.[2]

Captains

Dates of appointment given:

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 208.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 290.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 200.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 207.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 207.
  6. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 861.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 209.
  8. Pocklington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1049.
  9. Pocklington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1049.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 240.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 291.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 290.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 290.
  14. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 290.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 392q.
  16. Date hard to read.

See Also

Bibliography


Calypso Class Third Class Protected Cruiser
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