H.M.S. Surprise (1885)

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H.M.S. Surprise (1885)
Builder: Palmer, Jarrow[1]
Laid down: 14 Feb, 1884[2]
Launched: 17 Jan, 1885[3]
Commissioned: 20 Jul, 1886[4]
Sold: 1919[5]
H.M.S. Surprise was one of two Surprise Class third class protected cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Re-commissioned at Portsmouth on 23 March, 1889.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 80.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 80.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 80.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 232.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 255.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 232.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 255.
  9. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 374.
  10. Carter Service Record. In our PDF for Arthur William Carter. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 198.
  11. Carter Service Record. In our PDF for Arthur William Carter. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 198.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 267.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 304a.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 304a.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 304a.
  16. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 338.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 380.
  18. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 418.
  19. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 418.
  20. Francklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 446.
  21. Francklin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 446.
  22. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 380.
  24. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.

Bibliography


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