H.M.S. Hydra (1871)

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H.M.S. Hydra (1871)
Builder: Robert Napier & Sons, Govan[1]
Laid down: 5 Sep, 1870[2]
Launched: 28 Dec, 1871[3]
Completed: 31 May, 1876[4]
Sold: 1903[5]
H.M.S. Hydra was one of four Cyclops Class coastal monitors completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Hydra participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890 under the command of Commander Alvin Coote Corry as part of a Reserve Fleet of the force representing the Royal Navy, headquartered in the Downs.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  6. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  7. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  8. Tisdall Service Record. The National Archives. D7579001 ADM 196/39/539. f. 1306.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 261.
  10. Tisdall Service Record. The National Archives. D7579001 ADM 196/39/539. f. 1306.

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