H.M.S. Irresistible (1898)

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H.M.S. Irresistible (1898)
Pendant Number: 64 (1914)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: 1897-98 Programme[3]
Laid down: 11 Apr, 1898[4]
Launched: 15 Dec, 1898[5]
Completed: Oct, 1901[6]
Commissioned: 4 Feb, 1902
Mined: 18 Mar, 1915[7]
Fate: in Dardanelles

Service

She recommissioned at Portsmouth on 27 March 1913 for service with Second Fleet.[8]

Eleven men died when she sank, with two more to succumb later.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Radio

She likely was completed with or was slated to receive a W/T kit soon after completion, based on her sisters were completed slightly earlier and were so designated.[36]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 30.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 30.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 36.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 36.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 30.
  6. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 191.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 30.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 332.
  9. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 78.
  10. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 293.
  11. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 293.
  12. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  13. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  14. Bacon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 262.
  15. Bacon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 262.
  16. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  17. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  18. Williams Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1409.
  19. Williams Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1409.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 333.
  21. Eyres Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 9.
  22. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  23. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  24. Foot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 109/218.
  25. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 333.
  26. Foot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 109/218.
  27. Woolcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 504.
  28. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 334.
  29. Woolcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 504.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 332.
  31. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 339.
  32. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 433.
  33. Hawke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 433.
  34. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  35. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  36. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. pp. 111-112.

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