H.M.S. Royal Sovereign (1891)

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H.M.S. Royal Sovereign (1891)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[2]
Laid down: 30 Sep, 1889[3]
Launched: 26 Feb, 1891[4]
Completed: May, 1892[5]
Commissioned: May, 1892[6]
Sold: 7 Oct, 1913
Fate: Scrapped

Service

Royal Sovereign was recommissioned at Portsmouth on 8 June, 1897, Captain Edward Henry Meggs Davis in command.[7]

Radio

As of 1901, in the Mediterranean, she was slated to receive a "1 to 52" W/T set.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  5. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 73.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 9 June, 1897. Issue 35225, col C, p. 10.
  8. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. p. 111.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 251.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 251.
  11. Drury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 345.
  12. Drury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 345.
  13. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  14. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  15. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 609.
  16. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 609.
  17. Grenfell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 426.
  18. Grenfell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1261. f. 564.
  19. Davis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/329. f. 294.
  20. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 9 June, 1897. Issue 35225, col C, p. 10.
  21. Davis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/329. f. 294.
  22. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 292.
  23. O'Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 976.
  24. O'Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 104/208.
  25. Adair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 12.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 300.
  27. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 695.
  28. Inglefield Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 473.
  29. Primrose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/257. f. 1061.
  30. Primrose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/257. f. 1061.
  31. MacGill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 836.
  32. MacGill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 543.
  33. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  34. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  35. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/199 f. 177.
  36. Bush Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19/325
  37. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 370.
  38. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/254. f. 280.
  39. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 370.
  40. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/254. f. 280.
  41. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 369.

Bibliography


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