H.M.S. Plover (1888)

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H.M.S. Plover (1888)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 18 Oct, 1888[Citation needed]
Commissioned: 3 Jul, 1889[2]
Sold: 27 Apr, 1927[Citation needed]
H.M.S. Plover was one of six gunboats of the Pigmy class.

Service

She was commissioned at Devonport on 3 July, 1889. By 1891, she was assigned to the China Station.[3]

In 1913, she was in Gibraltar, busy with boom defence.[4]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 113.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 244.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 244.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 420.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 240.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 244.
  7. Addington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/10. f. 17.
  8. Addington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/10. f. 17.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 249.
  10. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 293.
  12. Cowper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/262. f. 307.
  13. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.
  14. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 293.
  15. Watts-Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/235. f. 257.

Bibliography


Pigmy Class Gunboat
  Pigmy Pheasant Partridge  
  Peacock Pigeon Plover  
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