H.M.S. Arab (1901)

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H.M.S. Arab (1901)
Pendant Number: D.01 (1914)
D.77 (Sep 1915)
D.05 (Jan 1918)
H.08 (Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Thomson[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 5 Mar, 1900[4]
Launched: 9 Feb, 1901[5][6]
Commissioned: Jan, 1903[7]
Broken up: 1919[8]

H.M.S. Arab was one of twenty-four "B" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In December, 1905, she was part of the nucleus crew reserve at Devonport.[9]

In January, 1907, she was in the Destroyer Flotilla based at Devonport, known as the Third Destroyer Flotilla.[10]

In April, 1910, she was in the Second Destroyer Flotilla.[11]

In mid-1913, she was in the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  5. March. British Destroyers. p. 55.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  9. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 270b.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 270a.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 269.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 279.
  13. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  14. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  15. St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/83. f. 90.
  16. St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/83. f. 90.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 278.
  18. Mackworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/53. f. 53.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 278.
  20. Mackworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/53. f. 53.
  21. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/127. f. 131.
  22. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 278.
  23. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/127. f. 131.
  24. Ackland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/174. f. 379.
  25. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 278.
  26. Ackland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/174. f. 379.
  27. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  28. Hamond Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/45/170. f. 174.
  29. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 278.
  31. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  32. Day of month not certainly read correctly.
  33. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 280.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 280.
  35. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392c.
  36. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392c.
  37. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  38. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392c.
  39. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/292. f. 307.
  40. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 392d.
  41. Pattinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/200. f. 200?
  42. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391j.
  43. Pattinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/200. f. 200?
  44. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 781.

Bibliography


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