H.M.S. Sparrow (1889)

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H.M.S. Sparrow (1889)
Builder: Scott's[1]
Launched: 26 Sep, 1889[Citation needed]
Commissioned: 13 May, 1890[2]
Sold: Feb, 1922[Citation needed]
H.M.S. Sparrow was one of nine gunboats of the Redbreast class completed for the Royal Navy around 1890.

Service

Commissioned on 13 May, 1890 at Sheerness under the command of Lieutenant & Commander Peyton Hoskyns.[3]

In 1913, she was attached to Vernon.[4]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 113.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 254.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 254.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 392.
  5. Hoskyns Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 648.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 254.
  7. Fraser Service Record, in our PDF for George Charles Frederick. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/411. f. 484.
  8. Fraser Service Record, in our PDF for George Charles Frederick. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/411. f. 484.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 264.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 297.
  11. Wilkin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 175.
  12. Wilkin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 175.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 303.
  14. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 303a.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 391.

Bibliography


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