H.M.S. Bramble (1886)

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H.M.S. Bramble (1886)
Builder: Harland & Wolff[1]
Launched: 11 Dec, 1886
Commissioned: 21 Oct, 1887[2]
Sold: 1906[3]

H.M.S. Bramble was one of four gunboats of the Bramble class of 1886. She was renamed Cockatrice in 1896 and sold in 1906.

There was a later gunboat named Bramble.

Service

She was commissioned at Devonport on 21 October, 1887. In 1891 she was serving on the Southeast coast of Africa.[4]

She was one of twelve obsolete vessels sold at auction at Chatham Dockyard on 3 April, 1906. She fetched £3,800.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 206.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 206.
  5. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Apr 04, 1906; pg. 7; Issue 37985.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 199.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 206.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 240.

Bibliography


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