H.M.S. Spiteful (1899)

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H.M.S. Spiteful (1899)
Pendant Number: P.73 (1914)
D.91 (Sep 1915)
D.76 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer[2]
Ordered: 1897-98 Programme[3]
Laid down: 12 Jan, 1898[4]
Launched: 11 Jan, 1899[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1900[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Spiteful was one of twenty-four "B" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, she was operating with the Portsmouth Local Defence Flotilla.[8]

Captains

With some ambiguity, it somehow seems that Spiteful and Flying Fish shared commanders Nicholson and Sparks.

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 377.
  9. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 440.
  10. Napier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 440.
  11. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  12. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  13. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  14. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 378.
  16. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/56. f. 56.
  17. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 377.
  18. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/56. f. 56.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 377.
  20. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/120. f. 120.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 377.
  22. Fletcher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/120. f. 120.
  23. Houstoun Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/149. f. 354.
  24. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 377.
  25. Houstoun Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/149. f. 354.
  26. Wood-Martin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/371. f. 420.
  27. Wood-Martin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/371. f. 420.
  28. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 377.
  30. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  31. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 377.
  32. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  33. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 376.
  35. The Navy List. (October, 1914). p. 381a.
  36. Compton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/247. f. 281.
  37. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398d-k.
  38. Compton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/247. f. 281.
  39. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398.
  40. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 910.
  41. Hubbard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/214. f. 214.
  42. Hubbard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/55/214. f. 214.

Bibliography


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