H.M.S. Skipjack (1889)

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H.M.S. Skipjack (1889)
Builder: Chatham DYd[1]
Laid down: 4 Jul, 1888[2]
Launched: 30 Apr, 1889[3]
Completed: 14 Feb, 1891[4]
Sold: 23 Apr, 1920[5]
H.M.S. Skipjack was one of thirteen Sharpshooter class torpedo gunboats.

Service

In 1908, she and the four other survivors were taken in hand for conversion to minesweepers.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 89.
  7. Slade Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1199.
  8. Slade Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1199.
  9. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 255.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 18 January, 1896. Issue 34790, col A, p. 10.
  12. Keppel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 168.
  13. Keppel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 168.
  14. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  15. Lambert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 253/510.
  16. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 302a.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 377.
  18. Griffiths Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 170.
  19. Griffiths Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 170.
  20. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 377.
  21. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  22. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  23. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 376.
  24. West Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/249. f. 384.
  25. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 376.
  26. West Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/249. f. 384.
  27. Rowley-Conwy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. ff. 83, 232.
  28. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 376.
  29. Rowley-Conwy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. ff. 83, 232.
  30. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  31. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 376.
  32. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  33. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 374.
  34. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 79.
  35. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 374.
  36. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79
  37. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398b.
  38. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397y.
  39. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 908.

Bibliography


Sharpshooter Class Torpedo Gunboat
Royal Navy Ships
Boomerang Gleaner Gossamer Karakatta Salamander
  Seagull Sharpshooter Sheldrake  
  Skipjack Spanker Speedwell  
Royal Indian Marine Ships
  Assaye Plassey  
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