H.M.S. Inflexible (1876)

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H.M.S. Inflexible (1876)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 24 Feb, 1874[2]
Launched: 27 Apr, 1876[3]
Completed: 18 Oct, 1881[4]
Sold: 1903[5]

The masted turret ship H.M.S. Inflexible was launched in 1876 for the Royal Navy but not completed until 1881.

Design and Construction

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 July, 1890 for service in the Mediterranean under Captain Henry C. Kane.[6]

On 12 October, 1897 the ship was paid off and her crew sent to the second class battleship Trafalgar the followeing day so that Inflexible could undergo an extensive refit to greatly increase her secondary battery.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 26.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 227.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 11, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35331.
  8. Kane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 372.
  9. Kane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 372.
  10. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 229.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 229.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 234.
  14. Jackson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. p. 681.
  15. Inferring that promotion to Rear Admiral ended his command. Jackson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. p. 681.
  16. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  17. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 263.

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