H.M.S. Curacoa (1878)

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H.M.S. Curacoa (1878)
Builder: John Elder & Company, Glasgow[1]
Laid down: 1876[2]
Launched: 18 Apr, 1878[3]
Completed: 1878[4]
Sold: 1904[5]
H.M.S. Curacoa was one of nine Comus Class corvettes completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 24 February, 1880.[6]

Re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 28 March, 1883.[7]

The vessel participated in the Jubilee Naval Review and possibly the Annual Manoeuvres of 1897.[8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 52.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 52.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 52.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 52.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 52.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 204.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 204.
  8. "The Naval Review at Spithead." The Times (London, England), 25 June 1897; p. 13.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 203.
  10. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 204.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 214.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 213.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 242.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 241.

Bibliography


Comus Class Corvette
Comus Carysfort Champion Cleopatra Conquest
  Curacoa Constance Canada Cordelia