H.M.S. Goldfinch (1889)

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H.M.S. Goldfinch (1889)
Builder: Sheerness Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 18 May, 1889[Citation needed]
Commissioned: 5 Feb, 1890[2]
Sold: 14 May, 1907[Citation needed]
H.M.S. Goldfinch was one of nine gunboats of the Redbreast class completed for the Royal Navy around 1890.

Service

Commissioned at Sheerness on 5 February, 1890 under Lieutenant & Commander Charles Edmund Kingsmill.[3]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 113.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 218.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 222.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 222.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 222.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 226.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 253.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 28 January 1902. (36676), p. 3.
  9. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 February 1902. (36683), p. 10.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 319.
  11. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 320.

Bibliography


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