H.M.S. Menelaus (1895)

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H.M.S. Menelaus (1895)
Pendant Number: Y4.21 (1915))[1]
Launched: 1895[2]
Commissioned: 5 May, 1915[3]
Decommissioned: 7 Jun, 1917[4]
Sold:

H.M.S. Menelaus was hired and commissioned as a kite balloon ship from 5 May, 1915 to 7 June, 1917 when she was converted to a store carrier and/or a troop ship.

Service

Her work as a troop ship extended from June, 1917 until December, 1919.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396b.

Bibliography

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Flat Decked Conversions
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Through-Deck Carriers
Eagle Hermes
Kite Balloon Ships
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