H.M.S. Porcupine (1895)

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H.M.S. Porcupine (1895)
Pendant Number: N.19 (1914)
D.OA (Sep 1915), D.69 (1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company[2]
Ordered: 1893-94[3]
Laid down: 28 Mar, 1894[4]
Launched: 19 Sep, 1895[5]
Commissioned: Mar, 1896
Broken up: 1920[6]

H.M.S. Porcupine was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "27 knotter".

Service

She left the Nore to exercise with five other destroyers and seven torpedo boats of the Nore Defence Flotilla on 18 June, 1912.[7]

In mid-1913, stationed in The Nore.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  7. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 19, 1912; pg. 6; Issue 39929.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 357.
  9. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  10. West Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/249. f. 384.
  11. West Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/249. f. 384.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 293.
  13. Hamilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 67.
  14. Hamilton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 67.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 291.
  16. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  17. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  18. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 359.
  20. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 357.
  22. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 357.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 357.
  24. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  25. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  26. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  27. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 357.
  28. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  29. Pridham-Wippell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/14. ff. 177, 253.
  30. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 357.
  31. Pridham-Wippell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/14. ff. 177, 253.
  32. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 357.
  33. Blake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/6. f. 173.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396o.
  35. Blake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/6. f. 173.
  36. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 868.

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