H.M.S. Serapis (1866)

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H.M.S. Serapis (1866)
Builder: Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company
Ordered: 1865
Launched: 2 Sep, 1866
Sold: 23 Nov, 1894
H.M.S. Serapis was one of five Euphrates Class iron screw troopships completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In December 1873 while transitting from Suez to Gibraltar en route to Portsmouth, Serapis suffered two collisions. One was with S.S. Paladin of Glasgow. Another, on the 13th, was with S.S. Poe from Buenos Aires.[1]

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 2 October, 1876.[2]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 20 Dec. 1873, p. 5.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 256.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1869). p. 225.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1873). p. 191.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1873). p. 191.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 187.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 256.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 255.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1885) Corrected to 20 December, 1886. p. 242.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1887) Corrected to 20 March, 1887. p. 242.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 270.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 270.


Euphrates Class Iron Screw Troopship
Serapis Jumna Euphrates Malabar Crocodile