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Revision as of 15:16, 14 September 2012

Argonaut commissioned at Chatham on 19 April, 1900, under Captain George H. Cherry, for service on the China Station in place of the Undaunted.[1]

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 H. B. Mulleneux.[2]

Captains

Dates of appointment given:

See Also

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 20 April, 1900. Issue 36121, col F, p. 9.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 27 March, 1900. Issue 36100, col E, p. 7.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 27 March, 1900. Issue 36100, col E, p. 7.

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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