H.M.S. Osiris (1898)

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H.M.S. Osiris (1898)
Launched: c. 1898
Commissioned: 5 Aug, 1914[1]
Decommissioned: 10 Mar, 1920[2]
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H.M.S. Osiris was a commercial liner converted for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser in the Royal Navy. As some point, she was renamed Osiris II, to free the name for the destroyer H.M.S. Osiris.

Service

Osiris ceased her work as an A.M.C. on 9 October 1914, but served as a depot ship from 11 April, 1915 through the end of the war. She was released from naval service on 10 March, 1920.[3]

Armament

Unknown.[4][5]

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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 120.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 102.
  6. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  7. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/435. f. 486.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401u.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 1002-3.

Bibliography

British Armed Merchant Cruisers
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