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Ships of the Royal Navy, in Cork Ireland


The following list has been populated from primary sources and is far from complete. As new information is gathered, the list is updated


(last updated July 2016)

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HMS Fame

(1759)

Flagship Cove of Cork  

1790

HMS Medusa

(1785)

Guard Ship Cove of Cork

1793

HMS Polyphemus

(1799)

Flagship Cove of Cork                              

1799

HMS Trent

(1796)

Flagship Cove of Cork                              

1813

HMS Avon

(1804)

On Cork Station. Sunk by USS Wasp off Kinsale
in Sep 1814.

1813 to 1814 (sunk)

HMS Semiramis

(1808)

Flagship Cove of Cork  

                            


1828

HMS Hawke

(1820)

Coastguard Service Cork (later Queenstown),

1840 to 1865

HMS Hornet

(1831)

Cork

1840

HMS Kite

(1826)

Cork

1840

HMS Surprise (Hulk)

(1812)

Cork  (as prison ship).

1822 to 1837

HMS Crocodile

(1825)

Flagship Cove of Cork
                            

1845 to 1850


HMS Ajax

(1809)

Flagship Cork,

Jun 1850 to Jun 1853,

(also)

Oct1853 to Jan 1854


HMS Gossamer


Cork

1850

HMS Gipsy

(1836)

Cork

1850 to 1872


HMS Wizard

(1830)

Cork , (Flagship 1854)

1850 to 1855

HMS Advice

(1837)

Cork

1851 to 1866


HMS Hogue

(1811)

Cork

1851,


(also)

May 1856 to April 1857

HMS Agamemnon

(1826)

Flagship Queenstown

                            

Oct 1852


HMS Terrible

(1845)

Flagship Queenstown

October 1853

HMS Conway

(1832)

Flagship Queenstown                               

Apr 1854 to Nov 1858


HMS Ferrett

(1840)

Queenstown

1859 to June 1864,

HMS Nile

(1839)

Flagship Queenstown                              

Mar 1858 -  Dec 1859


HMS Sans Pareil

(1851)

Flagship Queenstown,

1862

HMS Hastings

(1819)

Flagship Queenstown,

1863 to 1866


HMS Hawke

(1820)

Coastguard Service Queenstown

1861 to 1866

HMS Blazer

(1856)

Tender to Hawke, Queenstown,

1865

HMS Lark

(1855)

Tender to Hawke, Queenstown,

1861 to 1866

HMS Magpie

(1855)

Tender to Hawke, Queenstown,  Wrecked in Galway, April 1864.


1861 to 1864.

HMS Rose

(1856)

Queenstown,

1865

HMS Sandfly

(1855)

Queenstown,

1865 to 1866

HMS Wolfe


Sloop, Coal Depot, Queenstown,

1865 to 1872


HMS Frederick William

(1860)

Coastguard Service, Queenstown,

1866

HMS Midge


Tender to  HMS Frederick William,

1866

HMS Neptune

(1863)

Tender to  HMS Frederick William,

1866

HMS Black Prince

(1861)

Flagship Queenstown, 1866. Returned to Ireland in 1896 as training ship for boys. Name changed to 'Emerald' in 1904 and remained  as training ship in Queenstown until 1910


1866,

(also)

1896 to 1910

HMS Warrior

(1861)

1867 she relieved Black Prince in Ireland as the Flag Ship , Queenstown

1867

HMS Mersey

(1855)

Flagship, Queenstown.

1868 to 1872

HMS Revenge

(1859)


Flagship  Queenstown

(Renamed HMS Empress after   1890)


1872 to 1890

HMS Bruiser

(1867)

Tender to Revenge, Queenstown, 1872

1872 to 1882

HMS Orwell

(1866)

Queenstown

1870 to 1887

HMS Goshawk

(1872)

Queenstown

1880 to 1882

HMS Northampton

(1876)


Seagoing Training Ship frequently in Queenstown


1894 to 1905

HMS Triumph

(1862)

Flagship Queenstown

1890 to 1892

HMS Warspite

(1881)

Flagship Queenstown

1893 to 1896


HMS Howe

(1885)

Guardship Queenstown

1897 to 1901


HMS Empress of India

(1893)

Flagship Queenstown

1901 to 1902

HMS Royalist

(1883)

Receiving Ship Queenstown 1899 -1913 Renamed Colleen. Flagship 1914-1922.


1899 to 1922

HMS Aeolus

(1891)

Irish Squadron Flagship and Port Guardship Queenstown

1902

HMS Barrosa

(1889)

Irish Squadron Queenstown

1902

HMS Philomel

(1890)

Irish Squadron Queenstown

1902

HMS Curlew

(1885)

Coastguard Tender, Irish Station,

1903 to 1904


HMS Sharpshooter

(1888)

Drill Ship for RNR, Queenstown,

1904

HMS Skipjack

(1889)

Tender to drill ship Queenstown,

1904

HMS Bonaventure

(1894)

Converted to submarine depot ship Haulbowline.

1906 to 1907

HMS Hood

(1891)

Receiving Ship and Flagship of the Senior Officer Coast of ireland, Queenstown

July 1910 - Jan 1913.

HMS Medusa

(1888)

Harbour Service Queenstown

1917 to 1918

HMS Crescent

(1892)

Queenstown training Squadron,

Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Edgar

(1890)

Queenstown Training Squadron, .
Paid off 1919. Laid up in Queenstown until sold in1921

Feb 1913 to Aug 1914

HMS Endymion

(1891)

Queenstown Training Squadron,

Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Gibraltar

(1892)

Queenstown Training Squadron,

Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Grafton

(1892)

Queenstown Training Squadron, Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Hawke


(1891)

Queenstown Training Squadron, Feb 1913 to Aug 1914

(Sunk in North Sea by U-9, Oct 15, 1914


Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Royal Arthur

(1891)

Queenstown Training Squadron, Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Theseus

(1892)

Queenstown Training Squadron, Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


Feb 1913 to Aug 1914


HMS Dido

(1896)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland  Coast Patrol 1914.

1914

HMS Doris

(1896)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914

1914

HMS Minerva

(1895)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914

1914

HMS Sutlej

(1899)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914

1914

HMS Isis

(1896)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914

1914

HMS Juno

(1895)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914, Flagship.

1914

HMS Drake

(1901)

11th Cruiser Squadron West of Ireland Coast Patrol 1914. Torpedoed and sunk by U-79 off Rathlin Island, Oct 1916.

1914

HMS Empress

(1914)

Seaplane carrier, based Queenstown

1915 to 1916

HMS Albion

(1901)

Queenstown Guard Ship

April to May 1916

HMS Speedwell

(1889)

Tender to Colleen Queenstown

1919

HMS Gloucester

(1909)

Sent as reinforcement in April 1916 to quell Irish Rising.

1916

HMS Albemarle

(1901)

Sent as reinforcement in April 1916 to quell Irish Rising, anchored in river above Queenstown

1916

HMS Cattistock

(1917)

Served with Queenstown (8th)Sweeping Flotilla

1917

HMS Ocean

(1898)

8th Battle Squadron, Queenstown Aug 1914


HMS Vulcan

(1889)

Platypus Flotilla Queenstown

1917 -1918


HMS Sandown

1916

Served with Queenstown (8th) Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1918


HMS Hurst

1916

Served with Queenstown (8th) Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1918


HMS Eridge

1916

Served with Queenstown (8th)Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1918


HMS Haldon

1916

Served with Queenstown (8th)Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1918


HMS Epsom

1916

Served with Queenstown (8th)Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1918


HMS Active

1911

Based Queenstown 1917


HMS Cottesmore

1917

Served with Queenstown (8th)Fast Sweeping Flotilla 1917 - 1918


HMTB 050

1886

Queenstown Command

1914 to 1919

HMTB 052

1886

Queenstown Command

1914 to 1919

HMTB 055

1886

Queenstown Command

1914 to 1919

HMTB 058

1886

Queenstown Command

1914 to 1919

HMS Adventure

1904

Flagship Queenstown

Jul 1915 to Nov 1917


HMY Scadaun 689






HMY Seagull  047



Queenstown Command.

Sep 1914 to 1916


HMY Greta 023





HMY Adventuress 044




HMY Calanthe 043




HMY Beryl


Based in Queenstown Command, for patrolling and escort work.

1915 to1919

HMS Sir Bevis

(1918)

24-Class Sloop

1918

HMS Flying Fox

(1918)

24-Class Sloop

1918

Flying Foam (tug)

(1877)

Tug hired by Admiralty from Clyde Shipping Company


1915 to 1918

Flying Fox (tug)


(1885)

Tug hired by Admiralty from Clyde Shipping Company


1915 to 1918

Flying Falcon (tug)


(1878)

Tug hired by Admiralty from Clyde Shipping Company

1915 to 1918

HMT Stormcock (tug)


(1877)

Admiralty Tug


HMT Warrior (tug)


(1895)

Admiralty Hired tug


HMS Alyssum

(1915)

Lost in minefield off Galley Head 18 March 1917


HMS Arbutus

(1917)

Torpedoed 16 Dec 1917

1917

HMS Aubretia

(1916)



HMS Begonia

(1915)

Later became 'Q-Ship' Q10 (Dolcis Jessop). Lost off Morocco 02 Oct 1918


HMS Bluebell

(1915)



HMS Buttercup

(1915)



HMS Camelia

(1916)



HMS Candytuft

(1917)



HMS Crocus

(1915)



HMS Daffodil

(1915)



HMS Delphinium

(1915)



HMS Genista

(1916)

Torpedoed by U-57 23 Oct 1916


HMS Heather

(1916)



HMS Iris

(1915)



HMS Jessamine

(1916)



HMS Laburnum

(1915)



HMS Lavender

(1915)

Torpedoed by U-75 04 May 1917


HMS Mignonette

(1916)

Lost in minefield off Galley Head 17 March 1917 - see Alyssum above

1916 to 1917

HMS Myosotis

(1916)



HMS Primrose

(1915)



HMS Rosemary

(1915)



HMS Salvia

(1916)

Served as Q-Ship Torpedoed 20 June 1917


HMS Snowdrop

(1915)



HMS Sunflower

(1915)



HMS Tamarisk

(1916)

Served as Q-Ship


HMS Tulip

(1916)

Served as Q-Ship, torpedoed 30 April, 1917.

1916 to 1917


HMS Viola


(1916)

Served as Q-Ship


HMS Poppy

(1915)



HMS Zinnia

(1915)



Motor Launches




HMML 161

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 163

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 167

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 169

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 171

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 181

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 183

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 185

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 187

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 189

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 197

(1915)

Wrecked off Waterford 1917

1916 to 1917

HMML 259

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 374

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 376

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 378

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 380

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 381

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 408

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 487

(1915)


1916 to 1918

HMML 520

(1915)


1916 to 1918

Queenstown Drifters




HMD Daisy VI 2905




HMD Monarch II 2901




HMD Sublime 2110




HMD Connage 2907




HMD Good Hope III 2902




HMD Morning Star IV 2903




HMD Girl May 2906




HMD Integrity 2908




HMD Sunshine 2500





HMD Golden Effort 2912


Operated as boom defence vessel Cork Harbour


Queenstown Trawlers




HMT Thuringia 1624

(1913)

Based Queenstown, Mined 11 Nov 1917 off Youghal


HMT Freesia 716

(1911)



HMT Verbena 827

(1897)



HMT Lord Heneage 1140


(1909)



HMT Ristango 819

(1913)



HMT Indian Empire 798

(1907)

Based Queenstown, Nov 1914 to 1919


HMT Sarba 928

(1913)



HMT Heron 715

(1902)



HMT Bluebell 479

(1904)



HMT Clifton 954

(1906)

Based Queenstown, 1915 to loss by mine, 15 February 1917


HMT Maximus 997

(1898)



HMT Morococala 2656

(1915)

Based Queenstown, June 1915 to loss by mine, 19 November 1917


HMT Bradford 829

(1896)

Based Queenstown , Nov 1914 to loss in Gale near Cork 28 Nov 1916


HMT Reliance II 999

(1904)

Based Queenstown , 1915 to 1919


HMT Helios 953

(1903)

(Ex Ullswater) Based Queenstown

1915 to 1919


HMT Ebro 998

(1898)

Based Queenstown

1914 to 1918


HMT Brock 927

(1914)

Based Queenstown


HMT Margate 818

(1897)

Based Queenstown

1915 -1917


HMT Congo 822

(1897)

Based Queenstown

1915 -1917

HMT Rodney 953

(1906)

Baseed Queenstown


HMT Lord Hardinge 2993

(1917)

Based Queenstown. Sunk after collision off Daunt Light Vessel 9 April 1918


Berehaven Trawlers




HMT Lucida 925

(1914)



HMT Luneda 926

(1912)



HMT Reindeer II 816

(1902)



HMT Drake II 817

(1900)



HMT Bempton 1369

(1914)



Flying Fox


Clyde Shipping Company vessel,  hired for various Admiralty services,


1917 to 1919


America


Ireland



Clyde Shipping Company steam tenders ,hired as Examination Vessels for mouth of harbour service,   

1918 to 1919

HMS Cumberland

(1902)

Training Ship, Queenstown

1919 to 1923

HMS Talbot

(1895)

Laid up at Haulbowline

1919 to 1921

HMS Seawolf

(1918)

Queenstown  - Guardship

1923

HMS Taurus

(1917)



HMS Sesame

(1918)



HMS Tilbury

(1918)



HMS Mary Rose

(1915)



HMS Parthian

(1916)



HMS Narwhal

(1916)



HMS Peyton

(1916)



HMS Magic

(1915)







HMMB 47




HMMB 40 Shearwater




HMMB 85 Aptera




HMMB 102Emerald




HMMB 123 Trident




HMMB 124 California II




HMMB 98 Mary Rose II




HMMB 190 Sakkara






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