H.M.S. Perseus (1897)

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H.M.S. Perseus (1897)
Builder: Earle, Hull[1]
Laid down: May, 1896[2]
Launched: 15 Jul, 1897[3]
Commissioned: 1901[4]
Sold: 1914[5]

H.M.S. Perseus was one of eleven Pelorus class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1898 and 1901.

Service

Recommissioned at Bombay on 19 December, 1911 for service in the East Indies. In July, 1913, ordered to Malta for a refit.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  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. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 356.
  7. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  8. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  9. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 228/454.
  10. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 228/454.
  11. Christian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/403. f. 482.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 356.
  13. Christian Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/403. f. 482.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 356.
  15. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 7 February, 1910. Issue 39189, col F, p. 4.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 355.
  17. Beaty-Pownall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 235.
  18. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 356.
  20. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.

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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