H.M.S. Rover (1874)

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H.M.S. Rover (1874)
Builder: Thames Shipbuilding Company[1]
Laid down: 1872[2]
Launched: 12 Aug, 1874[3]
Completed: 1875[4]
Sold: 1893[5]
H.M.S. Rover was one of three Volage Class corvettes completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 21 September, 1885 under the command of Captain Gerard H. U. Noel for service in the Training Squadron.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 233.
  7. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/13. f. 449.
  8. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/13. f. 449.
  9. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 956.
  10. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 233.
  11. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 956.
  12. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 25 October, 1888. Issue 32526, col C, p. 10.
  13. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 609.

Bibliography


Volage Class Corvette
  Volage Active Rover