H.M.S. Galatea (1887)

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H.M.S. Galatea (1887)
Builder: Robert Napier & Sons [1]
Laid down: 21 Apr, 1885[2]
Launched: 10 Mar, 1887[3]
Commissioned: Mar, 1889[4]
Sold: 4 Apr, 1905[5]

H.M.S. Galatea was one of seven Orlando class armoured cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In August 1900, she was one of six cruisers along with Sans Pareil ordered to receive wireless telegraphy systems.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Aug 24, 1900; pg. 4; Issue 36229.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 08, 1890; pg. 9; Issue 33058.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 225.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 252.
  10. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 411.
  11. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 411.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 258.
  13. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 280.
  14. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 280.

Bibliography


Orlando Class Armoured Cruiser
Aurora Australia Galatea Immortalité Narcissus
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