H.M.S. Archer (1885)

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H.M.S. Archer (1885)
Builder: Thompson, Glasgow[1]
Laid down: 2 Mar, 1885[2]
Launched: 23 Dec, 1885[3]
Completed: 11 Dec, 1888[4]
Sold: 1905[5]
H.M.S. Archer was one of eight Archer Class torpedo cruisers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Archer was commissioned at Devonport on 11 December, 1888 under Commander John Ferris for service on the China Station.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 199.
  7. Ferris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 448.
  8. Ferris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 448.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 198.
  10. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 752.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 225.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 227.

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Archer Class Torpedo Cruiser
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