H.M.S. Canning (1896)

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H.M.S. Canning (1896)
Pendant Number: Y4.46 (1915)
N.16 (Jan 1918)[1]
Purchased: 28 Jun, 1915[2]
Launched: 1896[3]
Commissioned: 29 Jun, 1915[4]
Decommissioned: 27 Jun, 1916[5]
Sold: 21 Jan, 1920[6]

H.M.S. Canning was a hired transport in the Royal Navy from May 1915 before being purchased on 28 June, 1915. Eventually, she was used as a kite balloon ship.

Service

Served in the Mediterranean in 1915-16. Worked from Scapa Flow in 1916-18 before being assigned to the Flying Squadron in November, 1918.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 54.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 392d.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 751.

Bibliography

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Through-Deck Carriers
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Kite Balloon Ships
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