H.M.S. Gipsy (1897)

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H.M.S. Gipsy (1897)
Pendant Number: P.23 (1914)
D.58 (Sep 1915)
D.43 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Ordered: 1896-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 1 Oct, 1896[4]
Launched: 9 Mar, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1898[6]
Sold: 1921[7]

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

Service

In mid-1913, she was with the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.[8]

With the assistance of some drifters, she sank the U 48 by gunfire off Goodwin Sands on 24 November, 1917.[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. (July, 1913). p. 319.
  9. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 62.
  10. Prendergast Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 247.
  11. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Saturday, 20 April 1901. (36434), p. 9.
  12. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.
  13. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  14. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  15. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  16. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  17. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 277.
  18. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 277.
  19. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 260.
  20. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/236. f. 258.
  21. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  22. Tyrwhitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 125.
  23. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  24. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 318.
  26. Buckle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/117. f. 117.
  27. Buckle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/117. f. 117.
  28. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  29. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  30. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  31. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 319.
  32. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  33. Howard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/292. f. 328.
  34. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 320.
  35. Howard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/292. f. 328.
  36. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  37. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 320.
  38. Coke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/399. f. 441.
  39. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 321.
  40. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  41. Russel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/75. f. 40.
  42. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  43. Rawlings Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/96. f. 500.
  44. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 320.
  45. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 319.
  46. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 320.
  47. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 322.
  48. Skynner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/73. f. ?.
  49. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394i.
  50. Skynner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/73. f. ?.
  51. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  52. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394q.
  53. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/332. f. ?.
  54. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394i.
  55. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 801.

Bibliography


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