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HMS Hecla - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Hecla

Name : HMS Hecla
Laid Down :
Launched : 7th March 1878
Completed : 3rd September 1878
Type : Depot Ship
Class :
Builder : Harland and Wolff
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Purchased while being built in 1878 ex-"British Crown". Sold 13th July 1926.

Rebuilt in 1912.

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

John Thomas Shephard

1st May 1912

2nd February 1914

0th 0

Timeline Entries :


January 1889 - Capt. Galloway in Command
13th January 1890 - Sailed Fiume
13th January 1890 - At Fiume
21st January 1890 - ailed Fiume for Platea
1st July 1890 - Anchored at Spithead
25th July 1890 - Anchored in the Downs
8th August 1890 - Capt. E.J.P. Gallway in Command
8th August 1890 - Commenced Manouvres in the Western Approaches and North Atlantic
18th August 1890 - Completed Manouvres in the Western Approaches and North Atlantic
21st August 1890 - Arrived Sheerness for refit
21st August 1890 - Capt. E.J.P. Gallway in Command
8th September 1890 - Carried out Electrical signalling trials in the Solent
1st November 1890 - Anchored at Spithead after completing refit
1891 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
21st April 1891 - Sailed Malta
22nd July 1891 - At Carrickfergus
7th August 1891 - Anchored at Spithead
8th August 1891 - Anchored at Spithead
1892 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
29th January 1892 - Off Snipe Point near Platea
10th February 1892 - Sailed Gibraltar
10th February 1892 - Sailed Gibraltar
16th February 1892 - Arrived Port Mahon
19th February 1892 - Arrived Palma
25th February 1892 - Arrived Malaga
15th March 1892 - Arrived Gibraltar
30th March 1892 - Arrived Vigo
2nd April 1892 - Arrived Pontevedra
26th April 1892 - Arrived Arosa Bay
30th April 1892 - Arrived Spithead
1st May 1892 - Arrived Gibraltar from Malta
2nd May 1892 - Sailed Gibraltar for Spithead
6th May 1892 - Ordered home from the Mediterranean Station
16th July 1892 - Arrived Victoria from Unalaska
21st July 1892 - Assigned for maneouvres. Blue Squadron
7th August 1892 - Commenced Summer Manoeuvres
16th August 1892 - Completed Summer Manoeuvres
22nd August 1892 - Arrived Portsmouth and paid off into the Fleet Reserve
19th December 1892 - Anchored off Volo
1893 - Mediterranean and Red Sea Fleet
5th June 1900 - Arrived Torbay for Manoeuvres
7th July 1900 - Participated in the Summer Fleet Manoeuvres
10th July 1900 - Commissioned at Portsmouth for Naval Manoeuvres
10th July 1900 - Com. J. do C. Hamilton Assumed Command
1906 - Special Service Vessels, China Station
3rd August 1907 - Fleet review Spithead
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Portsmouth
1st May 1912 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla (Portland)
9th July 1912 - Spithead Review

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Last edited : 13:36, November 17, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 11:42, April 27, 2011
By : kc


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