H.M.S. Penguin (1876)

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H.M.S. Penguin (1876)
Builder: Robert Napier & Sons, Glasgow[1]
Launched: 25 Mar, 1876[2]
Sold: 1924[3]
H.M.S. Penguin was one of five Osprey Class composite screw sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Sheerness on 14 January, 1890 for surveying work.[4]

Described as a "late screw survey vessel", Penguin was serving as a depot and receiving ship at Sydney in 1911.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 242.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 355.
  6. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 577.
  7. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 577.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 242.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 248.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 278.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 290.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 356.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 355.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 355.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399l.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 902.

Bibliography


Osprey Class Composite Screw Sloop
Osprey Cormorant Pelican Wild Swan Penguin