H.M.S. Blackwater (1903)

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H.M.S. Blackwater (1903)
Builder: Laird[1]
Ordered: 1902-03 Programme[2]
Laid down: 27 Aug, 1902[3]
Launched: 25 Jul, 1903[4]
Commissioned: Mar, 1904[5]
Collision: 6 Apr, 1909[6]
Fate: w/ merchantman

H.M.S. Blackwater was one of 36 destroyers of the "River" class.

Service

Lost off Dungeness in collision with a merchant vessel.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 100.
  6. March. British Destroyers. p. 82.
  7. March. British Destroyers. p. 82.
  8. Cowan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 157.
  9. Cowan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 249.
  10. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  11. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 284.
  12. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  13. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  14. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 284.
  16. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/409. f. 453.
  17. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 284.
  19. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.

Bibliography


River Class Destroyer
Erne Ettrick Exe Ribble Teviot
Usk Derwent Eden Foyle Itchen
Kennet Jed Welland Cherwell Dee
Arun Blackwater Waveney Chelmer Colne
Gala Garry Ness Nith Swale
Ure Wear Liffey Moy Ouse
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  Rother Stour Test  
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