H.M.S. Temeraire (1876)

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H.M.S. Superb (1876)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 18 Aug, 1873[2]
Launched: 9 May, 1876[3]
Completed: 31 Aug, 1877[4]
Sold: 1921[5]

H.M.S. Temeraire was completed in 1877 for the Royal Navy. Her central battery was augmented by single barbettes fore and aft mounting 11-in guns.

Construction and Service

Re-commissioned at Malta on 15 April, 1884 for service in the Mediterrean under the command of Captain Compton E. Domvile.[6]

She paid off at Portsmouth in 1887, but returned to the Mediterranean for her last three years of active service. In 1891, she was finally paid off at Devonport.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 18.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 18.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 18.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 18.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 18.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 240.
  7. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 321.
  8. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 321.
  9. "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 27 April, 1897. Issue 35188, col B, p. 10.
  10. "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 27 April, 1897. Issue 35188, col B, p. 10.
  11. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 241.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 233.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 257.
  14. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 956.
  15. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 459.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 14 July, 1902. Issue 36819, col F, p. 7.
  17. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 307.

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).