H.M.S. Pactolus (1896)

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H.M.S. Pactolus (1896)
Pendant Number: D.08 (1914)
N.08 (Sep 1915)
N.77 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Armstrong, Elswick[2]
Laid down: May, 1896[3]
Launched: 21 Dec, 1896[4]
Commissioned: Sep, 1898[5]
Sold: 1921[6]

H.M.S. Pactolus was completed as one of eleven Pelorus class cruisers, but served as a submarine depot ship in the Great War.

Service

She completed conversion to a submarine depot ship in September 1912,[7] and was commissioned on the 24th at Chatham.[8]

She serviced the boats of the Ninth Submarine Flotilla out of the Clyde from at least mid-1913[9] through the start of the war through September 1916.

She paid off on 21 July, 1919.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 41, 294.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 294.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 861.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 352.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 822.
  11. Foley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 247.
  12. Foley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 247.
  13. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  14. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 287.
  16. Crowther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/160. f. 564.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 366j.
  18. Crowther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/160. f. 564.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 861.

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).


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