H.M.S. Diadem (1896)

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H.M.S. Diadem (1896)
Pendant Number: P.20 (1914)
N.50 (Sep 1915)
N.32 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield, Govan[2]
Ordered: 1895-96 Programme[3]
Laid down: 23 Jan, 1896[4]
Launched: 21 Oct, 1896[5]
Commissioned: 19 Jul, 1898[6]
Sold: 9 May, 1921[7]
Fate: to Ward, Morecambe[8]

H.M.S. Diadem was one of eight Diadem class cruisers completed between 1898 and 1903.

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving with Third Fleet in Portsmouth.[9]

In late 1920, she was being used to train stokers in Portsmouth.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 300.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 759.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 241.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1900). p. 243.
  13. Niblett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 956.
  14. Niblett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 956.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 246.
  16. Brock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 170.
  17. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Thursday, 16 July, 1903. Issue 37134, col D, p. 8.
  18. Brock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 220.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 301.
  20. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1110.
  21. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  22. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  23. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 300.
  24. Savory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 34.
  25. Savory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 34.
  26. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 300.
  27. Gillett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 123.
  28. Gillett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 123.
  29. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  30. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  31. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 300.
  33. Church Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/420. f. 502.
  34. Drury-Lowe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 214.
  35. Drury-Lowe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 214.
  36. The Navy List. (July, 1911). p. 300.
  37. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 300.
  38. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  39. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  40. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 300.
  41. Beaty-Pownall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 235.
  42. The Navy List. (August, 1913). p. 300.
  43. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 300.
  44. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  45. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  46. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393j.
  47. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393o.
  48. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 759.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


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