H.M.S. Charybdis (1893)

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H.M.S. Charybdis (1893)
Pendant Number: D.56 (1914)
P.56 (Sep 1915)
N.21 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Sheerness Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[3]
Laid down: 1891[4]
Launched: 15 Jun, 1893[5]
Commissioned: 14 Jan, 1896[6]
Sold: 27 Jan, 1922[7]
Fate: Scrapped

H.M.S. Charybdis was one of eight Astræa class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1894 and 1896.

Service

Charybdis re-commissioned at Chatham on 25 April 1913 and was serving in the Third Fleet out of Devonport by mid-year.[8]

Following a collision she was laid up at Bermuda in 1914. She was repaired as a cargo carrier and until February, 1919, she was on loan. She was sold at Bermuda on 27 January, 1922, and resold in October, 1923, for breaking up in the Netherlands.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 292.
  9. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  10. McQuhae Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 850.
  11. McQuhae Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 850.
  12. Wintz Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1410.
  13. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1105.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  16. Montgomerie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 931.
  17. Montgomerie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 931.
  18. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  19. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  20. Satow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 289.
  21. Satow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 289.
  22. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 18 March, 1907. Issue 38283, col E, p. 9.
  23. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 433.
  24. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 433.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 292.
  26. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 292.
  27. Burmester Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/39. f. 39.
  28. Burmester Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/39. f. 39.
  29. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  30. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 290.
  31. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.

Bibliography

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


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