H.M.S. Griffon (1896)

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H.M.S. Griffon (1896)
Pendant Number: D.39 (1914)
D.81 (Sep 1915)
D.45 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Laird[2]
Ordered: 1895-96 Programme[3]
Laid down: 7 Mar, 1896[4]
Launched: 21 Nov, 1896[5]
Commissioned: Nov, 1897[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Griffon was one of twenty-four "B" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913 she was with the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla, a patrol flotilla.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 321.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 254.
  10. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  11. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  12. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 262.
  14. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 265.
  16. West Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/249. f. 384.
  17. Castle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/119. f. 131.
  18. Castle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/119. f. 131.
  19. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 322.
  20. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  21. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 95.
  22. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 323.
  23. Clearly written as 1908 in his service record, but clearly wrong.
  24. Thompson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/70. f. 70.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 323.
  26. Thompson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/70. f. 70.
  27. Taylor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 438.
  28. Taylor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 438.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 322.
  30. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 321.
  31. Champion de Crespigny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/20. f. 181.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 322.
  33. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  34. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  35. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394k.
  36. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  37. Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 334.
  38. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  39. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  40. Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/280. f. 650.
  41. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394s.
  42. Baker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/280. f. 650.
  43. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 805.
  44. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 805.

Bibliography


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