H.M.S. Cambrian (1893)

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H.M.S. Cambrian (1893)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[2]
Launched: 30 Jan, 1893[3]
Sold: 21 Feb, 1923[4]
Fate: Scrapped

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

Service

Cambrian was renamed Harlech in March 1916,[5] and attached to the Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport, for training Stokers, Second Class.[6] She was renamed Vivid in September, 1921, and sold on 21 February, 1923, to Young, Sunderland.[7]

In mid-1913, she was Admiral King-Hall's flagship on the Australia Station.[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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. p. 39.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 410-417.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 290.
  9. Milford Haven Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 391.
  10. Milford Haven Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 391.
  11. Montgomerie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 343.
  12. Montgomerie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 343.
  13. Horsley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 47/92.
  14. Horsley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 47/92.
  15. Pelham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1025.
  16. Pelham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1025.
  17. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 2 June, 1902. Issue 36783, col D, p. 9.
  18. Field Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 456.
  19. Shortland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 362.
  20. Shortland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 362.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 290.
  22. Gaunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 276.
  23. Gaunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 575.
  24. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  25. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 290.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 290.

Bibliography

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


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