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HMS Amethyst - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Amethyst

Name : HMS Amethyst
Laid Down : January 1903
Launched : 5th November 1903
Completed : March 1905
Type : Cruiser
Class : Topaze
Builder : Armstrong
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold 1st October 1920.

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HMS Amethyst, 1905.


HMS Amethyst, 1905.


HMS Amethyst.

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

Ernest E Bush

18th December 1907

James D Dick

18th December 1907

Robert Fernis

18th December 1907

Humphrey O B Firman

18th December 1907

Lefevre Hammond

18th December 1907

Frederick R Hext

18th December 1907

Robert N Hickson

18th December 1907

David S Lambert

18th December 1907

Henry J Loveridge

18th December 1907

Thomas K Maxwell

18th December 1907

Stephen Newcombe

18th December 1907

John B Pulliblank

18th December 1907

Charles F Stow

18th December 1907

Aubrey Thomas

18th December 1907

Matthew L M Vaudin

18th December 1907

Timeline Entries :


January 1903 - Laid down
5th November 1903 - Launched
March 1905 - Completed
June 1906 - Atlantic Fleet
June 1906 - Attached to Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleetl
December 1907 - Commander James D. Dick in Command
December 1907 - Attached to Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
December 1907 - Atlantic Fleet
December 1908 - Attached to Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
April 1909 - Attached to Atlantic Fleet
December 1909 - Attached to Battle Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
21st March 1911 - Arrived Ensenade, Buenos Aires
21st March 1911 - Capt R. Webb in Command
22nd August 1913 - In Dockyard hands at Chatham
August 1914 - Leader of the Harwich Force and Destroyer Command
August 1914 - Flagship of Commodore Tyrwhitt
5th August 1914 - Led the first raid into the Heligoland Bight
September 1914 - Attached to the Southern Force
22nd September 1914 - Went to the scene of the sinking of the three Cressy class cruisers
19th February 1915 - Acted as a support ship for HMS Albion during the first bombardment of the Turkish forts
1st March 1915 - With Minesweepers, came under Turkish fire
7th March 1915 - On patrol with Minesweepers
April 1915 - At Gallipoli
25th April 1915 - Landed troops on Y-Beach
25th April 1915 - Part of the Fourth Squadron
28th April 1915 - Took part in an attack on Ibriji, further up the peninsula, as a feint
May 1915 - Joined the Italian fleet under the terms of the agreement that brought Italy into the war
May 1916 - Served off the east coast of South America
20th April 1919 - Arrived Plymouth from the Mediterranean
1st October 1920 - Sold for scrap

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Last edited : 17:20, February 20, 2011
By : jbryce1437


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