H.M.S. Banshee (1894)

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H.M.S. Banshee (1894)
Builder: Laird[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: Mar, 1894[3]
Launched: 17 Nov, 1894[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1895[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

H.M.S. Banshee was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "27 knotter".

Service

In reserve at Malta in late 1905.[7]

In late 1906 she was in commission with the Mediterranean Fleet.[8]

In early 1910 she was in commission with the Mediterranean Fleet.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  7. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 281.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 269.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 270a.
  10. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 6 January, 1896. Issue 34779, col A, p. 10.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 201.
  12. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 27 July, 1898. Issue 35579, col E, p. 10.
  14. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  15. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  16. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  17. Stancomb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/82. f. 82.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 278.
  19. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/141. f. 206.
  20. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 385.
  21. Cumberlege Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/297. f. 334.
  22. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 4 January, 1905. Issue 37595, col C, p. 8.
  23. Cumberlege Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/297. f. 334.
  24. Benwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/200. f. 215.
  25. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 281.
  26. Benwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/200. f. 215.
  27. Ryan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/160. f. 178.
  28. Ryan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/160. f. 178.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1908). p. 282.
  30. Washington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/514. f. 517.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1908). p. 282.
  32. Oliphant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/83. f. 83.
  33. Oliphant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/83. f. 83.
  34. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 22 August, 1910. Issue 39357, col B, p. 7.
  35. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 282.

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