H.M.S. Gossamer (1890)

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H.M.S. Gossamer (1890)
Builder: Sheerness DYd[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act
Laid down: 21 Jan, 1889[2]
Launched: 9 Jan, 1890[3]
Completed: 16 Jun, 1891[4]
Sold: 20 Mar, 1920[5]
H.M.S. Gossamer was one of thirteen Sharpshooter class torpedo gunboats.

Service

In 1908, she and the four other survivors were taken in hand for conversion to minesweepers.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  7. Denison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 64.
  8. Denison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 64.
  9. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1900). p. 255.
  11. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  12. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 322.
  14. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  15. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 322.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 322.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 321.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 321.
  20. Cole Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/461. f. 533.
  21. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 321.
  22. Cole Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/461. f. 533.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394k.
  24. Brooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/25. f. 230.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394j.
  26. Brooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/25. f. 230.
  27. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 394b.
  28. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 804.

Bibliography


Sharpshooter Class Torpedo Gunboat
Royal Navy Ships
Boomerang Gleaner Gossamer Karakatta Salamander
  Seagull Sharpshooter Sheldrake  
  Skipjack Spanker Speedwell  
Royal Indian Marine Ships
  Assaye Plassey  
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