H.M.S. Mallard (1896)

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H.M.S. Mallard (1896)
Pendant Number: P.08 (Feb 1914)[1]
D.26 (1914)
D.42 (Sep 1915)
D.55 (Jan 1918)[2]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[3]
Ordered: 1894-95[4]
Laid down: 13 Sep, 1895[5]
Launched: 19 Nov, 1896[6]
Commissioned: Oct, 1897[7]
Broken up: 1920[8]

H.M.S. Mallard was one of the Royal Navy's eleven "D" class destroyers.

Service

Swordfish was commissioned at Chatham on 6 January, 1899 by Lieutenant and Commander Alan Cameron Bruce to take the place of Mallard in the Medway Instructional Flotilla.[9]

In mid-1913, she was at Malta.[10] In November, she was ordered to return to England,[11] apparently being entrusted to Chief Gunner Michael Horrigan for the voyage.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 909 of 27 Feb, 1914.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jan 07, 1899; pg. 10; Issue 35720.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 344.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 269.
  13. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  14. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  15. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Saturday, 20 January 1900. (36044), p. 12.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 10 January, 1901. Issue 36348, col D, p. 8.
  17. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/205. 221.
  18. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/205. 221.
  19. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  20. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 278.
  21. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  22. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 279.
  23. Paton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/60. f. 68.
  24. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 343.
  25. Prentis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/118. f. 130.
  26. Prentis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/118. f. 130.
  27. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 344.
  28. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 343.
  30. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  31. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  32. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  33. Pyddoke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/393. f. 434.
  34. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 343.
  35. Pyddoke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/393. f. 434.
  36. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  37. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  38. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  39. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  40. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 343.
  41. Prentis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/118. f. 130.
  42. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 344.
  43. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 344.
  44. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395s.
  45. Nelson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/56/21. f. 21.
  46. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395m.
  47. Nelson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/56/21. f. 21.
  48. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 841.

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