H.M.S. Kite (1871)

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H.M.S. Kite (1871)
Builder: Napier[1]
Launched: 8 Feb, 1871[2]
Sold: 18 May, 1920[3]
H.M.S. Kite was one of six Ant class gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

From the early 1880s through to at least 1914, Kite was at Portsmouth as a tender to the gunnery training school Excellent.[4][5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1883). p. 221.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 315.
  6. Honner Service Record. The National Archives. 196/38. f. 649.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 231.
  8. Waymouth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 455.
  9. Waymouth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 455.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 236.
  11. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  12. Dent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 50.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1900). p. 266.
  14. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 23/44.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 274.
  16. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 276a.
  17. Lynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 450.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 337.
  19. Crooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 36.
  20. Crooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 36.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 311.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 312.
  23. Astley-Rushton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 55.
  24. Astley-Rushton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 55.
  25. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 311.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 315.
  27. Tower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Unnumbered folio.
  28. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394c.
  29. Holland Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/23. f. 23.
  30. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393r.
  31. Holland Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/23. f. 23.

Bibliography


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