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That year, she was one of just nine ship equipped with [["C" Tune Gear|"C" Tune wireless equipment]], capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes.  It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.<ref>ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.</ref>
 
That year, she was one of just nine ship equipped with [["C" Tune Gear|"C" Tune wireless equipment]], capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes.  It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.<ref>ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.</ref>
  
The ship re-commissioned at Devonport on 8 February, 1910.  By mid-1911, she was part of the {{UK-CS|5}} with the [[Atlantic Fleet]].{{NLJul11|p. 279}}
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The ship re-commissioned at Devonport on 8 February, 1910.  By mid-1911, she was part of the {{UK-CS|5}} with the [[Atlantic Fleet (Royal Navy)|Atlantic Fleet]].{{NLJul11|p. 279}}
  
 
''Argyll'' was recommissioned at Devonport on 5 March, 1912.{{NLJul13|p. 280}}  In mid-1913, she was serving with the {{UK-CS|3}}.{{NLJul13|p. 280}}  It was decided at this juncture to purchase a [[Type 9 Wireless Set|Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary wireless set]] for her.{{ARTS1913|W/T Appendix, p. 13}}
 
''Argyll'' was recommissioned at Devonport on 5 March, 1912.{{NLJul13|p. 280}}  In mid-1913, she was serving with the {{UK-CS|3}}.{{NLJul13|p. 280}}  It was decided at this juncture to purchase a [[Type 9 Wireless Set|Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary wireless set]] for her.{{ARTS1913|W/T Appendix, p. 13}}

Latest revision as of 07:00, 6 December 2019

H.M.S. Argyll (1904)
Pendant Number: 80 (1914)[1]
Builder: Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Ordered: 1901-02 Programme[3]
Laid down: 1 Sep, 1902[4]
Launched: 3 Mar, 1904[5]
Commissioned: Dec, 1905[6]
Wrecked: 28 Oct, 1915[7]

Service and Alterations

Argyll was completed at Devonport on 30 January, 1906. By early 1908, she was with the First Cruiser Squadron of the Channel Fleet,[8] underoging a refit from 1 January 1908 to 13 February.[9]

That year, she was one of just nine ship equipped with "C" Tune wireless equipment, capable of transmitting (only?) on "S", "U" and "W" tunes. It was to receive a Service Mark II set in 1909.[10]

The ship re-commissioned at Devonport on 8 February, 1910. By mid-1911, she was part of the Fifth Cruiser Squadron with the Atlantic Fleet.[11]

Argyll was recommissioned at Devonport on 5 March, 1912.[12] In mid-1913, she was serving with the Third Cruiser Squadron.[13] It was decided at this juncture to purchase a Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary wireless set for her.[14]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 71.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 43.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1908). p. 279.
  9. Report from Charles Beresford dated 18 April 1908 in Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office at The National Archives. ADM 116/942, unnumbered folio halfway within series. p. 1.
  10. ARTS 1908 Wireless Appendix, p. 13.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1911). p. 279.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 280.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 280.
  14. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913. W/T Appendix, p. 13.
  15. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  16. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  17. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  18. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 619.
  19. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 291.
  20. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 291.
  21. Anson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 32.
  22. Anson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 647.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1908). p. 279.
  24. Allenby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 47.
  25. Allenby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42 f. 47.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 279.
  27. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  28. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  29. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 279.
  31. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  32. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 23 April, 1912. Issue 39880, col G, p. 16.
  33. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 279.
  34. Bernard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 15.
  35. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392d.
  36. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 44.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • 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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