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1892 - 1920: Bonaventure (F139)

Built By: Greenock & Grangemouth Dockyard
Fate: Scrapped 1920

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Pennant Numbers

  • N41 (1914)
  • N11 (Jan 1918)

Astroea Class, became a depot ship April, 1907.

In mid-1913, she was in Harwich supporting the Sixth Submarine Flotilla and Seventh Submarine Flotilla but later went to the far east.


02-12-1892 : Launched
15-10-1912 : Recommissioned at Portsmouth
15-02-1917 : Leading Stoker Stanley Ward died of wounds in the Ingham Infirmary, South Shields. The full circumstances of his death are not known.
03-05-1917 : Leading Seaman John Carr is understood to have taken ill and he died.
17-10-1919 : Paid off
12-04-1920 : Sold to the Forth Ship Breaking Company, Bo'ness.


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