H.M.S. Howe (1885)

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H.M.S. Howe (1885)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 7 Jun, 1882[2]
Launched: 28 Apr, 1885[3]
Commissioned: Jul, 1889[4]
Sold: 11 Oct, 1910
Fate: Scrapped

Completed in 1889, H.M.S. Howe was one of six Admiral class battleships.

Service

Howe was launched on 29 April, 1885, by Miss Keith Stewart, niece of Admiral Sir W. Houston Stewart. The ship's engines were constructed by Messrs. Humphrys and Tennant.[5]

Radio

In 1901, though three sisters were listed as equipped or slated to be equipped with W/T kits, she is not mentioned.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 29.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 29.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 29.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 29.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 30 April, 1885. Issue 31434, col A, p. 12.
  6. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. pp. 111-112.
  7. Domvile Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 243.
  8. Domvile Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 243.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 226.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 226.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 226.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 231.
  13. Boardman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 125.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 259.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 March, 1898. Issue 35466, col C, p. 6.
  16. Davis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/329. f. 294.
  17. Fleet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 101.
  18. Naval & Military Intelligence The Times (London). Thursday, 10 October 1901. Issue 36582, p. 8.
  19. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. Book 2. f. 446.

Bibliography


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