H.M.S. Orlando (1886)

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H.M.S. Orlando (1886)
Builder: Palmer, Jarrow [1]
Laid down: 23 Apr, 1885[2]
Launched: 3 Aug, 1886[3]
Commissioned: 24 May, 1888[4]
Sold: 11 Jul, 1905[5]

H.M.S. Orlando was one of seven Orlando class armoured cruisers completed for the Royal Navy in the late 1880s.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 24 May, 1888.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1890). pp. 235-6.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 65.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 239.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 239.
  8. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  9. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  10. Arbuthnot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 39.
  11. Inferred from his next appointment.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 245.
  13. Fisher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 281.
  14. Fisher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 281.
  15. Burke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/198.
  16. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 287.
  17. Burke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/198.

Bibliography


Orlando Class Armoured Cruiser
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