H.M.S. Karakatta (1889)

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H.M.S. Karakatta (1889)
Builder: Armstrong Mitchell[1]
Laid down: 17 Aug, 1888[2]
Launched: 27 Aug, 1889[3]
Commissioned: 14 Feb, 1891[4]
Sold: 11 Jan, 1905[5]
H.M.S. Karakatta was one of thirteen Sharpshooter class torpedo gunboats.

Service

Commissioned at Sheerness on 14 February, 1891, destined for service in Australasian waters.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  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. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 231.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 231.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 231.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 236.
  9. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  10. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 54.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1900). p. 265.
  12. Harbord-Hamond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/8. f. 120.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 275a.
  14. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/142. f. 152.

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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