H.M.S. Thetis (1890)

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H.M.S. Thetis (1890)
Pendant Number: P.85 (1914)
P.0C (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thomson, Glasgow[2]
Laid down: 1889[3]
Launched: 13 Dec, 1890[4]
Commissioned: 1892[5]
Blockship: 23 Apr, 1918[6]

H.M.S. Thetis was one of 21 Apollo class second-class cruisers completed in the early to mid 1890s.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth 1 August, 1907. In mid-1913, operating with Second Fleet's Minelayer Squadron.[7]

Distinguishing Signs

In March 1914, the ship was (as was Skipjack) to carry one red band on first funnel and one white band on after funnel.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 117.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 385.
  8. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 924 of 6 Mar, 1914.
  9. MacGill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 79.
  10. MacGill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 79.
  11. Rolleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/365. ff. 1118, 1121.
  12. Rolleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/365. ff. 1118, 1121.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 303.
  14. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 293.
  15. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 293.
  16. Rees Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 436.
  17. Rees Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 436.
  18. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  19. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  20. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.
  21. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.
  22. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 225.
  23. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 433.
  24. Chatterton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 170.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 385.
  26. Chatterton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 170.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 386.
  28. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/445. f. 496.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 386.
  30. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/445. f. 496.
  31. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  32. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 385.
  33. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  35. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 129.

Bibliography


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