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'''H.M.S. ''Endymion''''' was one of nine protected cruisers of the [[Edgar Class Cruiser (1890)|''Edgar'' class]] completed between 1893 and 1896.
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'''H.M.S. ''Endymion''''' was one of nine [[Edgar Class Cruiser (1890)|''Edgar'' class]] protected cruisers completed between 1893 and 1896.
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
In mid-1913, she was flag ship at Queenstown.<ref>''The Navy List'' (July, 1913), p. 308.</ref>
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Re-commissioned with reduced nucleus crew at Portsmouth on 26 June, 1912.{{NLAug12|p. 308}}
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In mid-1913, she was flag ship at Queenstown.{{NLJul13|p. 308}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
Dates of appointment given:
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Dates of appointment are provided when known.
*{{CaptRN}} [[Charles James Barlow|Charles J. Barlow]], May 1894.{{MackieRNW}}
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<div name=fredbot:officeCapt otitle="Captain of H.M.S. ''Endymion''">
*Captain [[Edward Harpur Gamble|Edward H. Gamble]], January 1896.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Charles James Barlow|nick=Charles J. Barlow|appt=26 May, 1894<ref>Barlow Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38.|D7578771}} f. 31.</ref>|end=25 April, 1895<ref>Barlow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.|D7578771}} f. 31.</ref>|precBy=New Command}}
*Captain [[William Wilson]], August 1896.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Arthur Barrow|nick=Arthur Barrow|appt=25 April, 1895<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>|end=2 May, 1895<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>}}
*Captain [[George Astley Callaghan|George A. Callaghan]], 13 September, 1899.<ref>Callaghan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}}  f. 195.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Edward Harpur Gamble|nick=Edward H. Gamble|appt=14 January, 1896<ref>Gamble Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/18.}} f. 16.</ref>|end=27 June, 1896<ref>Gamble Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/18.}} f. 16.</ref>|note=taking ship to Australia with new crews for ''Goldfish'', ''Penguin'' and ''Royalist''}}
*Captain [[Alfred Wyndham Paget|Alfred W. Paget]], February 1901.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=William Wilson|nick=William Wilson|appt=18 August, 1896<ref>Wilson Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/17.|D7588976}} f. 205.</ref>|end=21 July, 1897<ref>Wilson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/17.|D7588976}} f. 205.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Herbert Goodenough King-Hall|Herbert G. King-Hall]], 19 April, 1904.<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 42.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Robert Stevenson Dalton Cuming|nick=Robert S. D. Cuming|appt=8 June, 1899<ref>Cuming Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.|D7578815}} f. 280.</ref>|end=July, 1899<ref>Cuming Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/87.|D8115253}} f. 26.</ref>}}
*Captain [[William Osbert Boothby|William O. Boothby]], January 1905.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=George Astley Callaghan|nick=George A. Callaghan|appt=2 September, 1899<ref>Callaghan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/18.}}  f. 535.</ref>|end=9 May, 1901<ref>Callaghan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/18}}.  f. 535.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Ernest Humbert Grafton|Ernest H. Grafton]], June 1906.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Alfred Wyndham Paget|nick=Alfred W. Paget|appt=4 April, 1901<ref>Paget Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/18.}} f. 372.</ref>|end=4 September, 1902<ref>Paget Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/18.}} f. 372.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, Fourth Baronet|Sir Douglas E. R. Brownrigg, Bart.]], 1907.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Herbert Goodenough King-Hall|nick=Herbert G. King-Hall|appt=19 April, 1904<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 42.</ref>|end=30 November, 1904<ref>King-Hall Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.}}  f. 283.</ref>}}
*Captain [[James Clement Ley|James C. Ley]], 15 July, 1907.<ref>Ley Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 74.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=William Osbert Boothby|nick=William O. Boothby|appt=18 January, 1905{{NLNov05|p. 308}}<ref>Boothby Service Record.   {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602238}} f. 180.</ref>|end=1 June, 1906<ref>Boothby Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602238}} f. 180.</ref>}}
*Captain James C. Ley, 1 February, 1908.<ref>Ley Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 74.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Ernest Humbert Grafton|nick=Ernest H. Grafton|appt=1 June, 1906<ref>Grafton Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/20.}} f. 327/660.</ref>|end=14 July, 1907<ref>Grafton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.}} f. 327/660.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Henry Lancelot Mawbey|Henry L. Mawbey]], 1 October, 1908.<ref>''The Navy List'' (October, 1908)p. 309.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=James Clement Ley|nick=James C. Ley|appt=15 July, 1907<ref>Ley Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 74.</ref>|end=late 1907}}
*Captain [[Arthur Gordon Smith|Arthur G. Smith]], October 1910.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, Fourth Baronet|nick=Sir Douglas E. R. Brownrigg, Bart.|appt=1 November, 1907<ref>Brownrigg Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 492.</ref>|end=1 February, 1908<ref>Brownrigg Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 492.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Edmond Hyde Parker|E. Hyde Parker]], 9 January, 1913.<ref>Parker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 2.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=James Clement Ley|nick=James C. Ley|appt=1 February, 1908<ref>Ley Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 74.</ref>|end=late 1908}}
*Captain [[Arthur Vyell Vyvyan|Arthur V. Vyvyan]], June 1915.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Henry Lancelot Mawbey|nick=Henry L. Mawbey|appt=1 October, 1908{{NLOct08|p. 309}}<ref>Mawbey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 85.</ref>|end=4 October, 1910<ref>Mawbey Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 85.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Cecil Minet Staveley|Cecil M. Staveley]], January 1916.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Arthur Gordon Smith|nick=Arthur G. Smith|appt=4 October, 1910<ref>Smith Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 305.</ref>{{NLApr11|p. 308}}|end=26 June, 1912<ref>Smith Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 305.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Frank Powell]], January 1918.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=George Bennett Weston Young|nick=George B. W. Young|appt=26 June, 1912<ref>Young Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/320.|D7602647}}  f. 352.</ref>|end=1 August, 1912<ref>Young Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/320.|D7602647}}  f. 352.</ref>}}
*Captain [[Henry George Homer Adams|Henry G. H. Adams]], December 1918.{{MackieRNW}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Edmond Hyde Parker|nick=E. Hyde Parker|appt=9 January, 1913<ref>Parker Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/43.|}}  f. 2.</ref>|end=28 November, 1914<ref>Parker Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.|}}  f. 2.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Harold Owen Reinold|nick=Harold O. Reinold|appt=12 December, 1914<ref>Reinold Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/377.|D7576622}} ff. 218, 377.</ref>|end=20 December, 1914<ref>Reinold Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/377.|D7576622}} ff. 218, 377.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Arthur Vyell Vyvyan|nick=Arthur V. Vyvyan|appt=June, 1915{{NLOct15|p. 393''s''}}|end=26 January, 1916}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Cecil Minet Staveley|nick=Cecil M. Staveley|appt=26 January, 1916{{NLNov17|p. 393''m''}}|end=January, 1918}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Frank Powell|nick=Frank Powell|appt=25 January, 1918<ref>Powell Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/44/242.|D7603028}} f. 274.</ref>|end=after 30 August, 1918<ref>Powell Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/44/242.|D7603028}} f. 274.</ref>|note=left the ship soon after she was torpedoed}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Henry George Homer Adams|nick=Henry G. H. Adams|appt=24 December, 1918{{NLFeb19|p. 788}}|end=30 April, 1919}}
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</div name=fredbot:officeCapt>
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==See Also==
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{{refbegin}}
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* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Endymion.htm Logbooks at Naval-History.net, December, 1913 to November, 1914]
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* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Endymion2.htm Logbooks at Naval-History.net, June, 1915 to December, 1916]
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* [http://www.naval-history.net/OWShips-WW1-05-HMS_Endymion3.htm Logbooks at Naval-History.net, January, 1917 to September, 1918]
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{{WP|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Endymion_(1891)}}
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{{refend}}
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Latest revision as of 12:47, 16 October 2019

H.M.S. Endymion (1891)
Pendant Number: A6 (1914)
N.17 (Sep 1915)
N.41 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Earle's Shipbuilding, Hull[2]
Laid down: 21 Nov, 1889[3]
Launched: 22 Jul, 1891[4]
Commissioned: 26 May, 1894[5]
Sold: 16 Mar, 1920[6]
Fate: to Evans, Cardiff[7]

H.M.S. Endymion was one of nine Edgar class protected cruisers completed between 1893 and 1896.

Service

Re-commissioned with reduced nucleus crew at Portsmouth on 26 June, 1912.[8]

In mid-1913, she was flag ship at Queenstown.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 38.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 308.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 308.
  10. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  11. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  12. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  13. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  14. Gamble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 16.
  15. Gamble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 16.
  16. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17. f. 205.
  17. Wilson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17. f. 205.
  18. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 280.
  19. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 26.
  20. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 535.
  21. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 535.
  22. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  23. Paget Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 372.
  24. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 42.
  25. King-Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 283.
  26. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 308.
  27. Boothby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 180.
  28. Boothby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 180.
  29. Grafton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 327/660.
  30. Grafton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 327/660.
  31. Ley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 74.
  32. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  33. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  34. Ley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 74.
  35. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 309.
  36. Mawbey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 85.
  37. Mawbey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 85.
  38. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 305.
  39. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 308.
  40. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 305.
  41. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  42. Young Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/320. f. 352.
  43. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 2.
  44. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 2.
  45. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/377. ff. 218, 377.
  46. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/377. ff. 218, 377.
  47. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393s.
  48. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393m.
  49. Powell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/242. f. 274.
  50. Powell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/242. f. 274.
  51. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 788.

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).


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