H.M.S. Theseus (1892)

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H.M.S. Theseus (1892)
Pendant Number: 2A (1914)
N.14 (Sep 1915)
N.98 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thames Iron Works, Blackwall[2]
Laid down: 16 Jul, 1890[3]
Launched: 8 Sep, 1892[4]
Commissioned: 14 Jan, 1896[5]
Sold: 1921[6]
Fate: to Stanlee[7]

H.M.S. Theseus was one of nine protected cruisers of the Edgar class completed between 1893 and 1896.

Service

She recommissioned at Devonport on 4 February, 1913.[8] In April 1914, she was in the Training Squadron in Queenstown.

Theseus paid off at Sheerness on 10 February, 1920.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 873.
  10. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1143.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268a.
  12. Tisdall Service Record. The National Archives. D7579001 ADM 196/39/539. f. 1306.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 306a.
  14. Tisdall Service Record. The National Archives. D7579001 ADM 196/39/539. f. 1306.
  15. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  16. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 385.
  18. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  19. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  20. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  21. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  22. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 385.
  24. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  25. Le Mesurier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 56.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 385.
  27. Le Mesurier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 56.
  28. Heard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 84.
  29. Heard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 84.
  30. The Navy List. (August, 1914). p. 382.
  31. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  32. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 385.
  33. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 385.
  34. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  35. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398j.
  36. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  37. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 918.

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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