H.M.S. Marathon (1888)

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H.M.S. Marathon (1888)
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Govan[1]
Laid down: 10 Aug, 1887[2]
Launched: 23 Aug, 1888[3]
Commissioned: 16 Sep, 1890[4]
Sold: 1905[5]

H.M.S. Marathon was one of five second class protected cruisers of the Medea class completed for the Royal Navy in 1889 and 1890.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 16 September, 1890.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 234.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 234.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 234.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 238a.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 271.
  10. This is uncertain, and presumes he remained in command until his next appointment, which was either in January or June, 1897.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 278.

Bibliography


Medea Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
Marathon Magicienne Medea Medusa Melpomene
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