H.M.S. Cygnet (1898)

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H.M.S. Cygnet (1898)
Pendant Number: N.49 (1914)
D.38 (Sep 1915)
D.22 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Ordered: 1896-97[3]
Laid down: 25 Sep, 1896[4]
Launched: 3 Sep, 1898[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1900[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Cygnet was one of the Royal Navy's eleven "D" class destroyers.

Service

In March 1915, Cygnet collided with Brighton Queen. Orrell Bake was superseded in command of the destroyer as a result of this misadventure.[8]

In mid-1913, she was serving in The Nore.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  8. Bake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/237. f. 288.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 298.
  10. Hood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 114.
  11. Hood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 114.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 241.
  13. Dewar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/463. f. 517.
  14. Dewar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/463. f. 517.
  15. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 14 March 1902. (36715), p. 9.
  16. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  17. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  18. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  19. Benwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/200. f. 215.
  20. Benwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/200. f. 215.
  21. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 299.
  22. Noble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/248. f. 282.
  23. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 298.
  24. Noble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/248. f. 282.
  25. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  26. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 298.
  28. Rest of date not legible in his Service Record.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 298.
  30. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/89. f. 47.
  31. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 400.
  32. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/89. f. 47.
  33. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  34. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 300a.
  35. Bate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/180. f. 585.
  36. Bacchus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/59. f. 462.
  37. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 300a.
  38. Bacchus Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/59. f. 462.
  39. Bake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/237. f. 288.
  40. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 393h.
  41. Bake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/237. f. 288.
  42. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393m.
  43. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 773.

Bibliography


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