H.M.S. Niger (1892)

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H.M.S. Niger (1892)
Builder: Naval Construction & Armament Co.[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act
Laid down: 17 Sep, 1891[2]
Launched: 17 Dec, 1892[3]
Completed: 25 Apr, 1893[4]
Torpedoed: 11 Nov, 1914[5]
H.M.S. Niger was one of eleven torpedo gunboats of the Alarm class.

Service

Torpedoed off Deal by U 12 on 11 November, 1914,[6] with the loss of fifteen lives.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 306.
  6. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 306.
  7. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 43.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 243.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 274.
  10. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/424. f. 506.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 349.
  12. Johnson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/424. f. 506.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 349.
  14. Prendergast Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 247.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 349.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 349.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 349.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1914). p. 362.
  19. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 29.

Bibliography


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