H.M.S. Medea (1888)

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H.M.S. Medea (1888)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 25 Apr, 1887[2]
Launched: 9 Jun, 1888[3]
Commissioned: 1889[4]
Sold: 1914[5]

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

There was also a destroyer named Medea that played a more extensive role in the Great War.

Service

Recommissioned at Devonport on 16 May, 1911. In mid-1913, she was assigned to the Mediterranean.[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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 239.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 270.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 271.
  10. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 279.
  12. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  13. Chapman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/136. f. 161.
  14. Chapman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/136. f. 161.
  15. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 107.
  16. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 107.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 344.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.

Bibliography


Medea Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
Marathon Magicienne Medea Medusa Melpomene
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