H.M.S. Repulse (1892)

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H.M.S. Repulse (1892)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[2]
Laid down: 1 Jan, 1890[3]
Launched: 27 Feb, 1892[4]
Completed: Apr, 1894[5]
Commissioned: Apr, 1894[6]
Sold: 1911[7]
Fate: Broken up

Service

Equipment and Alterations

In 1899, Repulse acquired her first rangefinder, a 4.5-foot model mounted at the back of the bridge, but lacking any ready means of transmitting its cuts.[8]

Radio

As of 1901, while serving as in the Channel Squadron, she was slated to receive a "1 to 52" W/T set.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  5. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 73.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 32.
  8. Dreyer. The Sea Heritage. p. 30.
  9. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. p. 111.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 254.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 254.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 288.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 20 December, 1897. Issue 35391, col C, p. 10.
  16. Foote Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 468.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 289.
  18. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  19. Login Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 298.
  20. Tottenham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 623.
  21. Tottenham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 623.
  22. Heath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 200.
  23. Heath Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 200.
  24. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  25. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  26. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 755.
  27. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 755.
  28. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1237.
  29. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1237.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 366.
  31. Rolleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 690.
  32. Rolleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 690.
  33. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.
  34. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 366.
  35. Hutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 448.

Bibliography


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