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HMS Apollo - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Apollo

Name : HMS Apollo
Laid Down : April 1889
Launched : 10th February 1891
Completed : 1892
Type : Cruiser
Class : Apollo
Builder : Chatham
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Scrapped August 1920.

Minelayer from August 1909.

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HMS Apollo, 1908.


HMS Apollo.

Timeline Entries :


April 1889 - Laid down at Chatham Dockyard
10th February 1891 - Launched
17th February 1892 - Completed in the steam basin at Chatham
April 1892 - Commissioned
15th April 1892 - Passed out of dockyard hands at Sheerness
16th April 1892 - Passed into the A Div Fleet Reserve
19th June 1892 - Inspected by C-in-C The Nor
19th June 1892 - Placed in the A Division of the Fleet Reserve
21st July 1892 - Assigned for maneouvres. Blue Squadron
7th August 1892 - Commenced Summer Manoeuvres
16th August 1892 - Completed Summer Manoeuvres
24th August 1892 - At Haulboline being repaired
26th August 1892 - Docked in Haulbowline for grounding repairs
28th August 1892 - Transferred from Haulbowline to the graving dock at Queenstown
11th July 1893 - Capt. George A. Primrose
9th January 1896 - At Chatham, A Division, Reserve Fleet
18th July 1896 - Arrived Berehaven
15th June 1897 - Commissioned at Chatham for the Mobilized Fleet
26th June 1897 - Fleet Review celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
26th June 1897 - Capt. P.F. Tillard in Command
11th July 1899 - Commissioned at Chatham
11th July 1899 - Capt. Algernon H. Anson Assumed Command
5th June 1900 - Arrived Torbay for Manoeuvres
7th July 1900 - Participated in the Summer Fleet Manoeuvres
16th August 1902 - Cdr. R.P. Cochran in Command
16th August 1902 - Coronation Review at Spithead
5th August 1903 - On Fleet Maneouvres
5th August 1903 - Commenced Fleet Maneouvres
August 1909 - Converted to Minelayer
4th April 1911 - 4th Apr Sailed Plymouth for Berehaven
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review
July 1920 - Sold to breakers

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Last edited : 22:16, December 15, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 16:34, March 2, 2011
By : kc

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