How to add a Royal Navy ship to Royal Navy Ships category?

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How does one add a Royal Navy ship to Royal Navy Ships category?  My ancestor served aboard the Royal Navy submarine depot ship HMS Titania.  How do I add it to the list of ships in the Royal Navy Ships category?
in The Tree House by Anonymous Cowan G2G6 (8.7k points)

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Hi,

You want to add the category to your ancestor's profile.  In the profile:

First create the category for the ship [[Category:HMS Titania (1915)]]

Save the changes to the profile.

The category  will be in red - click on that category and add [[Category:Royal Navy Submarines]]

as the parent to create the category.

Save the page and it is created.

Best,

Sheryl
by Sheryl Moore G2G6 Mach 9 (92.5k points)
edited by Sheryl Moore
Don't forget to add date as per Wikipedia [[HMS Titania (1915)]]
Thank you - I added that to my answer!
Hi.  I added the HMS Titania (1915) Category to the Royal Navy Ships Category.  However, the Royal Navy Ships Category does not show it.  There is something different about the Royal Navy Ships Category.  You can see the category for yourself at:

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:HMS_Titania_(1915)

Regards.
It is there but under "H" - I have sent you a private message and will correct the category so it shows correctly under "T".

Great job on the ship description.

It's not quite what you're looking for, because it's about passenger ships rather than naval ships, but some of the tips in the guide to categories for emigrant-immigrant ships would probably apply here.

Thank you, Greg.  I believe Malcolm got it sorted out and do appreciate that info.  It helps me with my own genealogy emigrant/immigrant ship info - thank you for that!
You're welcome.
This is the form to use, e.g., for HMS Titania (1915):

[[Category: Royal Navy Ships|Titania (1915)]]

This results in the ship name being filed under T for Titania in the category instead of H for HMS.

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