H.M.S. Philomel (1890)

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H.M.S. Philomel (1890)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 8 May, 1889[2]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1890[3]
Commissioned: 10 Nov, 1891[4]
Scuttled: 1949[5]

H.M.S. Philomel was one of nine cruisers of the Pearl class completed for the Royal Navy in 1891 and 1892.

Service

Philomel re-commissioned at Aden on 4 October, 1911 for service in the East Indies.[6]

She re-commissioned "abroad" on 20 April, 1917.[7]

She re-commissioned in Wellington, New Zealand on 1 March, 1921. By March 1925 she was serving as a training and depot ship at Auckland.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 356.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 867.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 297.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 242.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 242.
  11. O'Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 104/208.
  12. O'Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 104/208.
  13. O'Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 104/208.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 291.
  15. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 92.
  16. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 92.
  17. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  18. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  19. Gurner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 97.
  20. Gurner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 97.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 356.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1914). p. 356.
  23. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 953-8.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 297.

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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