H.M.S. Melampus (1890)

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H.M.S. Melampus (1890)
Builder: Vickers, Barrow[1]
Laid down: 1889[2]
Launched: 2 Aug, 1890[3]
Sold: 1910[4]

H.M.S. Melampus was one of 21 Apollo class second-class cruisers completed in the early to mid 1890s.

Service

Melampus was brought to full complement in July 1896 in order to participate in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1896 under the command of Captain Charles P. G. Hicks.[5][6][7]

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. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 26, 1896; pg. 7; Issue 34927.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 09, 1896; pg. 11; Issue 34938.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 10, 1896; pg. 8; Issue 34939.
  8. George V Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/244. f. 255.
  9. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  10. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 239.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 271.
  13. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 280.
  15. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 29 May, 1901. Issue 36467, col B, p. 4.
  17. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 280.
  18. Tisdall Service Record. The National Archives. D7579001 ADM 196/39/539. f. 1306.
  19. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 279a.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 344.

Bibliography


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