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1900 - 1922: Shearwater

Built By: Sheerness Dockyard
Fate: Sold 1922

Shearwater was one of six Condor Class sloops completed for the Royal Navy. In 1915, she was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and became the submarine depot ship HMCS Shearwater

After leaving the Nore in early November, 1901 to relieve the screw sloop Icarus on the Pacific Station, Shearwater ran aground in the Strait of Magellan on 19 January, 1902. Although a Court of Enquiry assigned no blame for the incident, the Admiralty scolded navigational lieutenant Conron


Events

10-02-1900 : Launched
24-10-1901 : Commissioned


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1898 - 1921: Rosario1903 - 1946: Ambrose (F08)