H.M.S. Stork (1882)

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H.M.S. Stork (1882)
Builder: Samuda Brothers[1]
Launched: 18 May, 1882[Citation needed]
Sold: 1950[2]
H.M.S. Stork was one of eleven Banterer class gunboats completed for the Royal Navy around 1880.

Service

Commissioned at Sheeness on 2 January, 1883 for service on the South-East Coast of America Station.[3]

Having recently been a surveying vessel, by 1913 she had been loaned to the Kensington Branch of the Navy League as a Training Vessel for Boys at Hammersmith.[4]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 238.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 421.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 238.
  6. Balfour Service Record, in our PDF for Charles James Barlow. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 69.
  7. Balfour Service Record, in our PDF for Charles James Barlow. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 69.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 255.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 266.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 299.

Bibliography


Banterer Class Gunboat
Pembroke-built
  Redwing Bullfrog Cockchafer  
Barrow Iron Shipbuilding-built
Grappler Wrangler Wasp Banterer Espoir
Samuda Brothers-built
  Starling Stork Raven  
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