H.M.S. Challenger (1902)

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H.M.S. Challenger (1902)
Pendant Number: D.33 (1914)
P.07 (Sep 1915)
P.81 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 1 Dec, 1900[3]
Launched: 27 May, 1902[4]
Commissioned: 3 May, 1904[5]
Sold: 31 May, 1920[6]

H.M.S. Challenger was one of two Challenger class cruisers completed in 1904 and 1905.

Service

Challenger recommissioned at Sydney on 9 December, 1910.[7]

Challenger returned to England in mid 1912 and recommissioned at Devonport on 1 November, 1912.[8][9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 79.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 79.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 42.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 291.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 293.
  9. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 291.
  10. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 90.
  11. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 90.
  12. Bridson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 273.
  13. Bridson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 273.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 291.
  15. Da Costa Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 266.
  16. Da Costa Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 266.
  17. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 31 January, 1910. Issue 39183, col B, p. 17.
  18. Gaunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 161.
  19. Gaunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 161.
  20. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  21. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 291.
  22. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  23. The Navy List. (November, 1914). p. 290.
  24. Beaty-Pownall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 235.
  25. Fuller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 460.
  26. Fuller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 460.
  27. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392h.
  28. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  29. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 755.
  30. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.

Bibliography


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