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HMS Blanche - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Blanche

Name : HMS Blanche
Laid Down :
Launched : 6th September 1885
Completed :
Type : Cruiser
Class : Barracouta
Builder : Pembroke
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold 11th July 1905.

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HMS Blanche, July 1905.

Timeline Entries :


6th October 1889 - Launched
18th March 1890 - Sailed Plymouth for contractors trials
30th April 1890 - Sailed Plymouth for engine trials
17th September 1890 - Sailed Plymouth for full speed trials
15th December 1890 - Commissioned at Plymouth for service in the East Indies
30th December 1890 - Delayed sailing to the East Indies Station due to serious scrwe defects
14th February 1891 - Cdr. Lindley in Command
14th February 1891 - Carried out basin trials
17th February 1891 - Underwent a three hourtrial off Plymouth
26th February 1891 - Sailed Plymouth
5th March 1891 - At anchor off Corunna
4th April 1891 - Arrived Port Said
6th April 1891 - Cdr. G.R. Lindley in Command
1892 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
1893 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
1894 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
9th January 1896 - At Plymouth, A Division, Reserve Fleet
1897 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
1901 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
1902 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
1903 - Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station
1904 - South Atlantic Station
1905 - Sold

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First Added : 14:25, January 19, 2011
By : kc

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