H.M.S. Rocket (1894)

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H.M.S. Rocket (1894)
Builder: Thomson[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 14 Feb, 1894[3]
Launched: 14 Aug, 1894[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1895[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

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

Like many of the "A" class, she was broken up before the war.

Service

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  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. 93.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 256.
  8. "The Diamond Jubilee" The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 16, 1897; pg. 8; Issue 35231.
  9. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 300.
  10. Prentis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/118. f. 130.
  11. Prentis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/118. f. 130.
  12. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  13. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 368.
  15. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 368.
  16. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.
  17. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.
  18. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  19. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 368.
  20. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  21. Henniker-Heaton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/442. f. 508.
  22. Henniker-Heaton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/442. f. 508.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 368.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 368.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 368.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 368.
  27. Arnold-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/166. f. 186.
  28. Arnold-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/166. f. 186.
  29. Arnold-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/166. f. 186.
  30. Arnold-Forster Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/166. f. 186.

Bibliography


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