H.M.S. Ophir (1891)

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H.M.S. Ophir (1891)
Pendant Number: M.92
MI.82 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Napier & Sons
Purchased: 26 Feb, 1915[2]
Laid down: 11 Apr, 1891[3]
Launched: Nov, 1891[4]
Commissioned: 26 Jan, 1915[5]
Decommissioned: 29 Jul, 1919[6]
Scrapped: 1922[7]

H.M.S. Ophir was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy.

Service

Armament

She was armed with:[8]

  • eight 6-in guns

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  3. Wikipedia.
  4. Wikipedia.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  7. Wikipedia.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  9. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401q.
  11. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  12. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/292. f. 319.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 855.
  14. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/292. f. 319.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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