H.M.S. Fantome (1873)

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H.M.S. Fantome (1873)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 26 Mar, 1873[2]
Completed: 1873[3]
Sold: 1889[4]
H.M.S. Fantome was one of six Fantome Class composite screw sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commander Maquay brought the ship back to Devonport. From July 1878, she spent some period of time out of commission there before being commissioned on 1 January, 1880.

She was re-commissioned at Bermuda on 25 April, 1883.[5]

In 1887, she was inactive in Devonport.

She was temporarily loaned to the Australian Navy during the Great War.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 56.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 56.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 56.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 210.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 145.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1878). p. 211.
  8. Date not fully legible in The National Archives. ADM 196/38/68. f. ?.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 211.
  10. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 210.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399k.

Bibliography


Fantome Class Composite Screw Sloop
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