H.M.S. Psyche (1898)

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H.M.S. Psyche (1898)
Pendant Number: N/A[1]
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: Nov, 1897[3]
Launched: 19 Jul, 1898[4]
Commissioned: 2 May, 1899[5]
Sold: Jun, 1922[6]
Fate: at Melbourne[7]

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

She was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1913, becoming H.M.A.S. Psyche.

Service

Recommissioned at Colombo under Commander Carr on 16 September, 1911 for service in Australia.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  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. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 286.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 363.
  9. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 296.
  11. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 296.
  13. Foot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 218.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 362.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 362.
  16. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  17. Cobbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/273. f. 300.
  18. Cobbe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/273. f. 300.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 363.
  20. Carr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/261. f. 288.
  21. Carr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/261. f. 288.
  22. Marshall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/110. f. 117.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 363.
  24. Marshall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/110. f. 117.
  25. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 399n.

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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