H.M.S. Contest (1894)

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H.M.S. Contest (1894)
Builder: Laird[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: Mar, 1894[3]
Launched: 1 Dec, 1894[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1895[5]
Broken up: 1911[6]

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

She was broken up before the war.

Service

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. Boothby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 180.
  8. Boothby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 180.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 214.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 214.
  11. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Monday, 9 November 1897. Issue 35355, col D, p. 7.
  12. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/89. f. 22.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 240.
  14. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Wednesday, 9 August, 1899. Issue 35903, col D, p. 4.
  16. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 241.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 241.
  19. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Thursday, 11 July, 1901. Issue 36504, col B, p. 8.
  20. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 244a.
  21. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 295.
  22. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 295.
  23. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 295.
  24. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 15 February, 1908. Issue 38570, col B, p. 12.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 295.
  26. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/101. f. 101.

Bibliography


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