H.M.S. Fawn (1897)

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H.M.S. Fawn (1897)
Pendant Number: P.94 (1914)
D.55 (Sep 1915)
D.38 (Jan 1918)
H.38 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 5 Sep, 1896[4]
Launched: 13 Apr, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Dec, 1898[6]
Broken up: 1919[7]

H.M.S. Fawn was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

She was to be commissioned at Portsmouth on 2 April, 1902 for service on the Mediterranean Station, as tender to Orion, replacing the "A" Class destroyer Conflict.[8]

In mid-1913, she was with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  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. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 255.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 312.
  10. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  11. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 256. November may be given here.
  13. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  14. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  15. Myburgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/385. f. 246.
  16. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Thursday, 3 April 1902. (36732), p. 4.
  17. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 256.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 313.
  19. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 313-15.
  20. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  21. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  22. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  23. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  24. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 313-15.
  25. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  26. Monroe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 438.
  27. Monroe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 438.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 316.
  29. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216.
  30. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/69. ff. 36, 216.
  31. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  32. Legge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/170. f. 574.
  33. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/75. f. 280.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 313-5.
  35. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/75. f. 280.
  36. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 458.
  37. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 312.
  38. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 458.
  39. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  40. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  41. Whyte Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/191. f. 192.
  42. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 312.
  43. Whyte Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/191. f. 192.
  44. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 312.
  45. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  46. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  47. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394d.
  48. Gilbertson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/46. f. 51.
  49. Gilbertson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/46. f. 51.
  50. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393t.
  51. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 793.

Bibliography


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