H.M.S. Crocodile (1867)

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H.M.S. Crocodile (1867)
Builder: Wigram & Sons
Ordered: 1865
Launched: 7 Jan, 1867
Sold: 11 May, 1894
H.M.S. Crocodile was one of five Euphrates Class iron screw troopships completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Crocodile was re-commissioned on 1 August, 1873.[1]

Crocodile was commissioned at Portsmouth on 15 August, 1876.[2]

Crocodile was commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 October, 1882.[3]

Crocodile was commissioned at Portsmouth on 5 February, 1884.[4]

On 29 November, Crocodile collided with a railway viaduct at Portsmouth. A Court of Inquiry concluded that no blame was attached to her captain, John R. E. Pattisson in the misadventure.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 186.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 255.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1883). p. 255.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 269.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1869). p. 225.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1873). p. 190.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1873). p. 190.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 186.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 255.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1883). p. 255.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1885) Corrected to 20 December, 1886. p. 241.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 241.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 269.


Euphrates Class Iron Screw Troopship
Serapis Jumna Euphrates Malabar Crocodile