H.M.S. Antelope (1893)

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H.M.S. Antelope (1893)
Builder: Devonport[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act
Laid down: 21 Oct, 1889[2]
Launched: 12 Jul, 1893[3]
Completed: 18 Jul, 1894[4]
Sold: 27 May, 1919[5]
H.M.S. Antelope was one of 11 torpedo gunboats of the Alarm class.

Service

Unlike her surviving sisters, Antelope was not converted to a minesweeper during the first decade of the twentieth century. Instead reduced to harbour service in 1910, serving at Devonport as a training ship. Sold to T. R. Sales for breaking up on 27 May, 1919.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 306.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 306.
  6. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 306.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 224.
  8. Stokes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1243.
  9. Stokes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1243.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 225.
  11. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 214.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 273.
  13. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 214.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 278.
  15. Shuter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/283. f. 318.

Bibliography


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