H.M.S. Desperate (1896)

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H.M.S. Desperate (1896)
Pendant Number: P.50 (1914)
D.40 (Sep 1915)
D.26 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Ordered: 1894-95[3]
Laid down: 1 Jul, 1895[4]
Launched: 15 Feb, 1896[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1897[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

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

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving in the Mediterranean.[8] In November, 1913, she was ordered to return to England.[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. 93.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 300.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 300c.
  10. Chapman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/136. f. 161.
  11. Chapman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/136. f. 161.
  12. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 246a.
  14. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  15. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  16. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  17. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 300.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 300.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 300.
  20. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  21. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  22. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 300.
  24. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  25. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  26. Stanley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/90. f. 295.
  27. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 300c.
  28. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 300c.
  29. Superseded by George E. Casley.
  30. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 302.
  31. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393o.
  32. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393a.
  33. Cutsforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/106. f. 106.
  34. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 775.
  35. Cutsforth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/60/106. f. 106.

Bibliography


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