H.M.S. Rattler (1886)

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H.M.S. Rattler (1886)
Builder: Armstrong Mitchell, Elswick[1]
Launched: 4 Aug, 1886
Commissioned: 5 May, 1887[2]
Sold: 1924[3]

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

Service

In 1891, she was slated to soon be paid off and re-commissioned at Hong Kong, with Lieutenant John George Heugh being re-appointed in command.[4]

In 1913, she was in Portsmouth to train stokers, attached to Argonaut.[5]

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. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 247.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p.247.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 410-15.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 226.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 248.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 253.
  9. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 288.
  11. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  12. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 297a.
  14. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243. f. 268.

Bibliography


Bramble Class Gunboat
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