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HMS Charybdis - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Charybdis

Name : HMS Charybdis
Laid Down : 1891
Launched : 15th June 1893
Completed : 14th January 1896
Type : Cruiser
Class : Astrea
Builder : Sheerness
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap October 1923.

Temporarily converted to cargo carrier in March 1918, and returned to the Royal Navy in December 1919.

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HMS Charybdis, 1896.


HMS Charybdis, July 1919.


HMS Charybdis.

Timeline Entries :


21st August 1892 - Laid down at Sheerness
15th June 1893 - Launched
7th January 1896 - Commissioned from Reserve
1897 - Channel Squadron
26th June 1897 - Fleet Review celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
26th June 1897 - Capt. D. McN. Riddell in Command
1898 - Channel Squadron
11th July 1899 - Capt. Frederick St. G. Rich Assumed Command
11th July 1899 - Commissioned at Plymouth
1901 - North America and West Indies Station
1902 - North America and West Indies Station
1903 - North America and West Indies Station
1904 - North America and West Indies Station
15th December 1904 - On the North American and West Indies Station
15th December 1904 - Capt. A.W. Paget in Command
1905 - North America and West Indies Station
June 1906 - In Commission, In Reserve, At Sheerness-Chatham
3rd August 1907 - Fleet review Spithead
6th August 1907 - On Home Fleet Exercises
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at The Nore
20th September 1909 - Arrived Portsmouth and sailed same day
20th September 1909 - Capt E.C. Villiers in Command
1914 - Part of the escort to the 1st Canadian Troop Convoy, Canadian Expeditionary Force
1922 - Sold to breakers

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Last edited : 22:03, December 27, 2011
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