H.M.S. Volage (1869)

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H.M.S. Volage (1869)
Builder: Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[1]
Laid down: 1867[2]
Launched: 27 Feb, 1869[3]
Completed: 1870[4]
Sold:
Fate: 1904[5]
H.M.S. Volage was one of three Volage Class corvettes completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth, 21 September, 1885.[6]

Volage participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890 under the command of Captain William A. D. Acland as part of Squadron 4, whose role in the scenario is difficult to discern in a contemporary newspaper account.[7]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 50.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 247.
  7. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  8. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 321.
  9. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/16. f. 321.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 238.
  11. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  12. Markham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 12.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 265.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 267.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268i.
  16. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268i.
  17. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  18. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.

Bibliography


Volage Class Corvette
  Volage Active Rover