H.M.S. Iris (1877)

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H.M.S. Iris (1877)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 10 Nov, 1875[2]
Launched: 12 Apr, 1877[3]
Commissioned: Apr, 1879[4]
Sold: 1905[5]

H.M.S. Iris was one of two second class protected cruisers of the Iris class.

There was also a sloop named Iris launched in 1915.

Service

Re-commissioned at Malta on 28 December, 1883.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 74.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 74.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 74.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 74.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 74.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 219.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 219.
  8. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  9. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  10. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 609.
  11. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 609.
  12. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  13. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  14. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/261. f. 261.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 333.
  16. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/261. f. 261.

Bibliography


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