H.M.S. Medusa (1888)

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H.M.S. Medusa (1888)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 25 Aug, 1887[2]
Launched: 11 Aug, 1888[3]
Commissioned: 1889[4]
Sold: 1920[5]

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

Service

In May, 1906 it was ordered that three cruisers should tow the obsolete Medusa, Philomel and Rinaldo from the Firth of Forth to the Motherbank, where they were to be moored.[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. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, May 11, 1906; pg. 11; Issue 38017.
  7. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  8. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 270.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 271.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 280.
  12. Baker-Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 118.
  13. Baker-Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 118.
  14. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.
  15. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jul 13, 1910; pg. 10; Issue 39323.
  17. Tindall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/66. f. ?.
  18. Tindall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/66. f. ?.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.


Medea Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
Marathon Magicienne Medea Medusa Melpomene
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