H.M.S. Onyx (1892)

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search
H.M.S. Onyx (1892)
Pendant Number: D.07 (1914)
N.07 (Sep 1915)
N.75 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Laird[2]
Launched: 7 Sep, 1892[3]
Sold: Aug, 1924[4]

H.M.S. Onyx was completed as a torpedo gunboat, but was converted along with her sister Hebe to submarine depot ship before the Great War.

Service

Onyx converted to a depot ship in 1908.[5]

She served with the First Submarine Flotilla at Devonport 1914-16, then as a base ship at Torbay in 1917 and 1918.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 1 February, 1896. Issue 34802, col B, p. 7.
  8. Hancock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/532. f. 591.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 245.
  10. Hancock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/532. f. 591.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 286.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 286.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 351.
  14. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/75. f. 280.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 318.
  16. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/75. f. 280.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 350.
  18. Leir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/21
  19. Cromie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/86. f. 291.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 350.
  21. Cromie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/86. f. 291.
  22. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 350.
  23. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 351.
  24. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396h.
  25. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 855.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


Alarm Class Torpedo Gunboat
Alarm Antelope Circe Hebe Jaseur
  Jason Leda Niger  
  Onyx Renard Speedy  
<– Redbreast Class Small Fry (UK) Dryad Class –>
<– Sharpshooter Class Torpedo Gunboats (UK) Dryad Class –>