H.M.S. Cheerful (1897)

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H.M.S. Cheerful (1897)
Pendant Number: P.13 (1914)
D.49 (Sep 1915)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 7 Sep, 1896[4]
Launched: 14 Jul, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1900[6]
Mined: 30 Jun, 1917[7]
Fate: off the Shetlands[8]

H.M.S. Cheerful was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, she was home ported in Portland and serving in the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.[9]

She was lost off the Shetlands[10] while serving with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla, a patrol flotilla.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  8. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 292.
  10. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  11. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 30.
  12. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/373. f. 422.
  13. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/373. f. 422.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 294.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 293.
  16. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 385.
  17. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 385.
  18. Plowden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/64. f. 64.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 293.
  20. Plowden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/64. f. 64.
  21. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 385.
  22. Farie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 385.
  23. Hodgson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/124. f. 124.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 292.
  25. Hodgson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/124. f. 124.
  26. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 458.
  27. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 458.
  28. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  29. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  30. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 292.
  31. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392s.
  33. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  34. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  35. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/82. f. ?.
  36. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393a.
  37. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 392i.

Bibliography


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