H.M.S. Powerful (1895)

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H.M.S. Powerful (1895)
Builder: Vickers, Barrow[1]
Laid down: Feb, 1894
Launched: 24 Jul, 1895[2]
Commissioned: 8 Jun, 1897[3]
Sold: 31 Aug, 1929[4]
Fate: Scrapped

Service

In 1910, Powerful was the best gunnery ship of the eight tested of the Australia Station, scoring 55.65 versus the average 35.455.[5]

In mid-1913, she was in Devonport, attached to the training ship Impregnable.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 67.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 67.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 67.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 323.
  5. The National Archives. ADM 1/8328, p. 4.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 357.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 282.
  8. Meux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 774.
  9. Meux Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 364.
  10. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 502.
  11. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 502.
  12. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1102.
  13. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1110.
  14. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 243.
  15. Halsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 243.
  16. Prowse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 423.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 357.
  18. Prowse Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 423.
  19. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 418.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 357.
  21. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 418.
  22. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  23. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  24. Savill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 104.
  25. Savill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 104.
  26. Fox Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 320.
  27. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396o.
  28. Fox Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 320.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 396n.

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).
  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.



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