H.M.S. Minerva (1895)

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H.M.S. Minerva (1895)
Pendant Number: P.32 (1914)
P.1A (Sep 1915)
P.7A (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: 1893-94 Programme[3]
Laid down: 4 Dec, 1893[4]
Launched: 23 Sep, 1895[5]
Commissioned: 4 Feb, 1897[6]
Sold: 5 Oct, 1920[7]
Fate: to Auten Ltd.[8]

H.M.S. Minerva was commissioned in 1897 as one of nine Eclipse class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In mid-1913, Minerva was acting as flagship of Sixth Destroyer Flotilla, a patrol flotilla.[9]

She re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 January, 1918.[10]

Radio

In 1901 while assigned to the Cruiser Squadron, the ship was noted as having or being slated to receive a "1 to 52" W/T set.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 78.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 78.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 78.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 344.
  10. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 846.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. p. 112.
  12. Ferris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 448.
  13. Ferris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 448.
  14. Baynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. ff. 32, 57.
  15. Baynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. ff. 32, 57.
  16. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  17. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  18. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 229.
  19. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 229.
  20. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 40.
  21. Sturdee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 40.
  22. Waymouth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 455.
  23. Waymouth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 455.
  24. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 352.
  25. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 352.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 345.
  27. Wake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 125.
  28. Wake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 125.
  29. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 2.
  30. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 2.
  31. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/266. f. 296.
  32. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 344.
  33. Evans Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/266. f. 296.
  34. Silver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 46.
  35. Silver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 46.
  36. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 344.
  37. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  38. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  39. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 396.
  40. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 396.
  41. Warleigh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/334. f. 369.
  42. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396a.
  43. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 846.
  44. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  45. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.

Bibliography

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


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