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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 [[Vivian Henry Gerald Bernard]],  
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*Captain [[Evelyn Robert Le Marchant]], January 1905.
*Captain [[Joseph Ridgway Bridson]],  
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*Captain [[Edmund Hyde Smith]], June 1905.
*Captain [[Edmund Hyde Smith]],  
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*Captain [[Vivian Henry Gerald Bernard]], August 1907.
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*Captain [[Charles William Winnington-Ingram]], October 1909.
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*Captain [[Joseph Ridgway Bridson]], October 1910.
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*Captain [[John Nicholas]], June 1912.
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*Captain [[Spencer Allen Hickley]], December 1913.
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*Captain [[Raymond Andrew Nugent]], August 1914.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 13:43, 21 October 2012

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]

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 H. B. Mulleneux.[10]

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. "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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