H.M.S. Decoy (1871)

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H.M.S. Decoy (1871)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 12 Oct, 1871[Citation needed]
Sold: 1885[2]
H.M.S. Decoy was one of nine Ariel Class composite gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 10 September, 1878.[3]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 204.
  4. "Rear-Admiral Sir John Hext - Service in the East" (Obituaries). The Times (London). Friday, 9 May 1924. (43647), col C, p. 16.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 204.
  6. Ricketts Service Record in our PDF for Frederick St. George Rich. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1106.
  7. Ricketts Service Record in our PDF for Frederick St. George Rich. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1106.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 17, 1881; pg. 5; Issue 30120.
  9. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1113. f. ?.
  10. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1113. f. ?.

Bibliography


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