H.M.S. Vulcan (1889)

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H.M.S. Vulcan (1889)
Pendant Number: N.70 (1914)
N.4A (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: 18 Jun, 1888[3]
Launched: 13 Jun, 1889[4]
Sold: Sep, 1955[5]

H.M.S. Vulcan was completed as a second-class torpedo boat carrier, but was converted to a submarine depot ship before the Great War.

Service

Vulcan converted to a depot ship in 1908-09.[Citation needed] She was commissioned in that role at Chatham on 5 January, 1909.[6]

In mid-1913, she was in Dundee supporting a the "C" class submarines of the Seventh Submarine Flotilla.[7]

She continued serving with the Seventh Submarine Flotilla 1914-16, then for various flotillas at Humber, Berehaven and Blyth.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment given.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 106.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 896.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 395a.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 292.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 267.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 267.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268i.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268i.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 312.
  14. Jackson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 682.
  15. Jackson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 682.
  16. Briggs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 168.
  17. Briggs Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 168.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 396.
  19. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 395a.
  20. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/424. f. 506.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 395a.
  22. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/424. f. 506.
  23. Haggard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 38.
  24. Haggard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 38.
  25. Crowther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/160. f. 564.
  26. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399f.
  27. Crowther Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/160. f. 564.
  28. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/373. f. 422.
  29. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399g.
  30. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/373. f. 422.
  31. Dunbar-Nasmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/178. f. 583.
  32. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399d.
  33. Dunbar-Nasmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/178. f. 583.
  34. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  35. Archdale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 187.
  36. Benning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/183. f. 98.
  37. Benning Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/183. f. 98.
  38. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/94. pf. 220, 221.
  39. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/94. pf. 220, 221.
  40. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 286.
  41. Turner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/13. f. ?.
  42. Glencross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. ?.
  43. Glencross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. ?.
  44. Greig Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/74. f. 434.
  45. Greig Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/74. f. 434.
  46. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.
  47. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.
  48. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/225. f. 237.
  49. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/225. f. 237.

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).