H.M.S. Rattlesnake (1886)

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H.M.S. Rattlesnake (1886)
Builder: Lairds[1]
Laid down: 16 Nov, 1885[2]
Launched: 11 Sep, 1886[3]
Completed: May, 1887[4]
Sold: 1910[5]

The torpedo gunboat H.M.S. Rattlesnake was completed for the Royal Navy in 1887 — her first of this type of vessel.

Construction

Machinery

Armament

Service

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 88.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 88.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 88.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 88.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 88.
  6. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 244.
  8. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  9. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 240.
  10. Benson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 240.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 297.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Lyon, David; Winfield, Rif (2004). The Sail & Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1861760329. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


Torpedo Gunboat H.M.S. Rattlesnake
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