H.M.S. Edgar (1890)

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H.M.S. Edgar (1890)
Pendant Number: A5 (1914)
N.05 (Sep 1915)
N.38 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 3 Jun, 1889[3]
Launched: 24 Nov, 1890[4]
Commissioned: 2 Mar, 1893[5]
Sold: 9 May, 1921[6]
Fate: to Ward, Morecambe[7]

H.M.S. Edgar was completed in 1893, name ship for her class of nine first-class protected cruisers.

Service

She recommissioned at Portsmouth on 18 March, 1913 to join the Training Squadron in Queenstown.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 306.
  9. Acland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 6.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 220.
  11. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/216. ff. 223, 227.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 308.
  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. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/221. ff. 195, 199.
  16. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/221. ff. 195, 199.
  17. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 202.
  18. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 535.
  19. Currey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 36.
  20. Currey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 36.
  21. Bearcroft Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 85.
  22. Bearcroft Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 85.
  23. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 306.
  24. Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 391.
  25. Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 391.
  26. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 230.
  27. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 469.
  28. Hunter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 372.
  29. Hunter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 372.
  30. Wilkin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 175.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 307.
  32. Wilkin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 175.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 307.
  34. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 72.
  35. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  36. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 307.
  37. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  38. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 1 January, 1910. Issue 39158, col D, p. 10.
  39. Boyle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 169.
  40. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  41. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 307.
  42. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  43. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 306.
  44. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p.307.
  45. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  46. Bruton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 116.
  47. Thorp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20.
  48. Thorp Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20.
  49. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  50. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  51. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393p.
  52. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  53. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/445. f. 496.
  54. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394a.
  55. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/445. f. 496.
  56. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393h.
  57. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 782.
  58. Henniker-Heaton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/442. f. 508.
  59. Henniker-Heaton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/442. f. 508.

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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