H.M.S. Lizard (1886)

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H.M.S. Lizard (1886)
Builder: Harland & Wolff[1]
Launched: 27 Nov, 1886
Sold: 1905[2]

H.M.S. Lizard was one of four Bramble class gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Lizard was assigned to the Australia Station after being commissioned at Devonport on 18 October, 1887.[3] She was serving around New Zealand from early 1888.

In 1900, she was sent to China where she saw service during the Boxer Rebellion under Lieutenant in Command John Campbell Watson. She returned to Australia in August, 1901.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 233.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 216.
  5. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  6. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 233.
  8. Hancock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/532. f. 591.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 232.
  10. Hancock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/532. f. 591.
  11. Champion de Crespigny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/192. f. 226.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 237.
  13. Champion de Crespigny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/192. f. 226.
  14. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 276.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 277a.
  16. Glossop Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/218. f. 218.

Bibliography


Bramble Class Gunboat
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