H.M.S. Snapper (1895)

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H.M.S. Snapper (1895)
Builder: Earle[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 2 Apr, 1894[3]
Launched: 30 Jan, 1895[4]
Commissioned: 14 Jan, 1896[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

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

Like a fair number of her 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. 92.
  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. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 264.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 264.
  8. Taylour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/249. f. 293.
  9. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  10. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  11. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  12. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 25 February 1902. (36700), p. 11.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 302a.
  14. Grant-Dalton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/328. f. 362.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 303a.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 377.
  17. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  18. Prichard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/356. f. 401.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 376.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 376.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 376.
  22. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.
  23. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.

Bibliography


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