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HMS Salvator (1903), armed yacht

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Alternative name(s):
  • Steam Yacht Katoomba (1903) (Formerly known as)
  • Salvator (1903) (Formerly known as)
  • Katoomba (1903) (Later known as)
  • Sayonara (1903) (Later known as)
  • Heliopolis (1903) (Later known as)
  • HMS Heliopolis (1903) (Later known as)
Date: 1918-1919
History: Launched as Steam Yacht Katoomba in 1903. Sold in 1904 and renamed Salvator. Requisitioned by the Admiralty for use as a patrol yacht and renamed HMS Salvator in March 1915. Returned in 1919. Renamed Katoomba then Sayonara in 1924. Sold in 1930 and renamed Heliopolis. Purchased by the Admiralty for use as a Fleet Air Arm Target TS and renamed HMS Heliopolis in 1940. Paid off in 1945 then sold in 1946. Went into commercial service in 1947 and scrapped in 1960.
Functions, occupations and activities: Ships > Naval vessels
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C273759
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1918-1919: collection of letters sent during the Baltic Campaign
National Museum of the Royal Navy
See Annual Return 2014