H.M.S. Gibraltar (1892)

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H.M.S. Gibraltar (1892)
Pendant Number: A7 (1914)
N.19 (Sep 1915)
N.49 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Napier, Glasgow[2]
Laid down: 2 Dec, 1889[3]
Launched: 27 Apr, 1892[4]
Commissioned: 1 Nov, 1894[5]
Sold: Sep, 1923[6]
Fate: to Cashmore[7]

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

Service

In mid-1913, she was with the Training Squadron in Queenstown.[8]

By the end of 1920, she was housing an anti-submarine training school in Portland.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

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. (July, 1913). p. 319.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1921). pp. 779-780.
  10. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 752.
  14. Limpus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 137.
  15. Limpus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 137.
  16. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  17. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1252.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Grant Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 461.
  20. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 367.
  21. Watson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 367.
  22. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 319.
  24. Moubray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 277.
  25. Moubray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 277.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394q.
  27. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394.
  28. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  29. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 800.
  30. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 800.
  31. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 779.

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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