H.M.S. Daring (1893)

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H.M.S. Daring (1893)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 1892[2]
Laid down: Jul, 1892[3]
Launched: 25 Nov, 1893[4]
Commissioned: Feb, 1895[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

H.M.S. Daring was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "26 knotter".

She was broken up before the war.

Service

Stoker Albert E. Reed died in an explosion on the night of Monday 10 June 1901. As the ship entered had entered harbour at six knots, Chief Gunner and Commander Charles William Chipp noticed smoke and flames being emitted from the funnel. He ordered the ship anchored and found the stokehold full of steam with men lying on deck – Reed lying in a four inch pool of scalding water. Surgeon G. M. Eastment of Hero came aboard but could not save the stoker. Coroner Edward Gobel conducted an inquest at Haslar Naval Hospital on 12 June.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 90.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 90.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jun 13, 1901; pg. 10; Issue 36480.
  8. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  9. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  10. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1336.
  11. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1336.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 217.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 217.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 244.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jun 13, 1901; pg. 10; Issue 36480.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 28, 1898; pg. 13; Issue 35554.
  17. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  18. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 299.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 299.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 299.
  21. Hewitt Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/16. f. 8.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 299.
  23. Hewitt Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/16. f. 8.

Bibliography


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