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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Searle Cardale|nick=Charles S. Cardale|appt=5 August, 1887{{NLJul90|p. 192}}|end=6 August, 1890}}
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Johnstone|nick=Charles Johnstone|appt=10 August, 1891{{NLMar92|p. 196}}|end=c. September, 1892{{NMI|Monday, August 22, 1892, Issue 33723, p.8}}|end=|note=transferred out to ''Camperdown''}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles Johnstone|nick=Charles Johnstone|appt=10 August, 1891{{NLMar92|p. 196}}|end=c. late August, 1892{{NMI|Monday, August 22, 1892, Issue 33723, p.8}}|note=transferred out to ''Camperdown''}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=George Lambart Atkinson-Willes|nick=George L. Atkinson|appt=c. September, 1892{{NMI|Monday, August 22, 1892, Issue 33723, p.8}}|end=|note=transferred in from ''Camperdown''}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}} ('''N''')|name=Charles Gerald Shepherd Eeles|nick=Charles G. S. Eeles|appt=25 January, 1900{{NLFeb00|p. 221}}|end=13 December, 1900}}
 
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Revision as of 09:45, 13 August 2019

H.M.S. Agamemnon (1879)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 9 May, 1876[2]
Launched: 17 Sep, 1879[3]
Completed: 29 Mar, 1883[4]
Broken up: 1903[5]
H.M.S. Agamemnon was one of two Agamemnon Class turret ships completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Re-commissioned at Malta on 17 December, 1890.[6]

In October 1891, it was planned that the Ajax would relieve Agamemnon in the Mediterranean, and that Agamemnon would return to Chatham.[7]

She arrived at Athens on 1 January, 1892 and stayed there about a week.[8] She returned to Malta, where she re-commissioned on 26 January, 1892.[9] On 15 March, she entered Alexandria in company with six other ironclads and two cruisers of the Mediterranean squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Walter Kerr.[10]

In June, 1892, it was decided that the Channel Squadron's Camperdown, rather than Ajax, would relieve Agamemnon in the Mediterranean, sailing from Portsmouth to do so.[11] Agamemnon was finally ordered home in August,[12] as Camperdown sailed under Captain

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 196.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, October 5, 1891, Issue 33447, p.10.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, January 2, 1892, Issue 33524, p.6.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 198.
  10. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, March 16, 1892, Issue 33587, p.11.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, June 2, 1892, Issue 33654, p.6.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, August 18, 1892, Issue 33720, p.4.
  13. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 191.
  14. Dale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 842.
  15. Dale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 842.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 192.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 196.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 196.
  19. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, August 22, 1892, Issue 33723, p.8.
  20. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, August 22, 1892, Issue 33723, p.8.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 221.

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