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*{{CaptRN}} [[George Henry Cherry|George H. Cherry]], 19 April, 1900.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 27 March, 1900.  Issue '''36100''', col E, p. 7.</ref>
 
*{{CaptRN}} [[George Henry Cherry|George H. Cherry]], 19 April, 1900.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 27 March, 1900.  Issue '''36100''', col E, p. 7.</ref>
*Captain [[Evelyn Robert Le Marchant]], January 1905.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Evelyn Robert Le Marchant|Evelyn R. Le Marchant]], January 1905.{{MackieRNW}}
*Captain [[Edmund Hyde Smith]], June 1905.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Edmund Radcliffe Pears|Edmund R. Pears]], 23 February, 1905.<ref>Pears Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 86.</ref>
*Captain [[Vivian Henry Gerald Bernard]], August 1907.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Edmund Hyde Smith|Edmund H. Smith]], June, 1905.{{MackieRNW}}
*Captain [[Charles William Winnington-Ingram]], October 1909.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Vivian Henry Gerald Bernard|Vivian H. G. Bernard]], August, 1907.{{MackieRNW}}
*Captain [[Joseph Ridgway Bridson]], October 1910.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Charles William Winnington-Ingram|Charles W. Winnington-Ingram]], October, 1909.{{MackieRNW}}
*Captain [[John Nicholas]], June 1912.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Joseph Ridgway Bridson|Joseph R. Bridson]], October, 1910.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[John Nicholas]], June, 1912.{{MackieRNW}}
 
*{{CommRN}} [[Charles Tibbits]], 1 January, 1913.<ref>''The Navy List'' (July, 1913).  p. 279.</ref>
 
*{{CommRN}} [[Charles Tibbits]], 1 January, 1913.<ref>''The Navy List'' (July, 1913).  p. 279.</ref>
*Captain [[Spencer Allen Hickley]], 6 December, 1913.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914).  p. 280.</ref>
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*Captain [[Spencer Allen Hickley|Spencer A. Hickley]], 6 December, 1913.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914).  p. 280.</ref>
*Captain [[Raymond Andrew Nugent]], August 1914.{{MackieRNW}}
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*Captain [[Raymond Andrew Nugent|Raymond A. Nigent]], August, 1914.{{MackieRNW}}
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 13:36, 2 August 2013

H.M.S. Argonaut (1898)
Pendant Number: P.78 (1914)
P.04 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield, Govan[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 23 Nov, 1896[4]
Launched: 24 Jan, 1898[5]
Commissioned: 19 Apr, 1900[6]
Sold: 18 May, 1920[7]
Fate: to Ward, Milford Haven[8]

Service

Argonaut commissioned at Chatham on 19 April, 1900, under Captain George H. Cherry, for service on the China Station in place of the Undaunted.[9]

Among those officers appointed to Argonaut at the start of her commission were Lieutenant Thomas Brandreth, Lieutenant E. L. C. Muntz as First Lieutenant, Lieutenant F. C. Brown as Gunnery Officer, Lieutenant W. J. B. Law as Torpedo Officer, Lieutenants F. Payne-Galloway, R. S. J. Wigram, and Hugh B. Mulleneux.[10]

She recommissioned at Portsmouth on 29 February, 1912. In mid-1913, she remained in Portsmouth, engaged in training stokers.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment given:

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 68.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 40.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 20 April, 1900. Issue 36121, col F, p. 9.
  10. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 27 March, 1900. Issue 36100, col E, p. 7.
  11. The Navy List (July, 1913). p. 279.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 27 March, 1900. Issue 36100, col E, p. 7.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  15. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  20. The Navy List (July, 1913). p. 279.
  21. The Navy List (April, 1914). p. 280.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Lowis, Commander Geoffrey (1959). Fabulous Admirals and Some Naval Fragments: Being a Brief Account of some of the Froth on those Characters who Enlivened the Royal Navy a Generation or Two Ago. London: Putnam.



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