H.M.S. Sunfish (1895)

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H.M.S. Sunfish (1895)
Pendant Number: D.47 (1914)
D.2A (Sep 1915), D.81 (1918)[1]
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Company[2]
Ordered: 1893-94[3]
Laid down: 29 Aug, 1894[4]
Launched: 23 May, 1895[5]
Commissioned: 18 Feb, 1896[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

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

Service

Sunfish was one of seventeen destroyers of the Reserve Division which left Sheerness on 1 July, 1905 for Spithead under the overall command of Commander R. G. Gregory in H.M.S. Spitfire.[8]

She and sixteen other destroyers of the Reserve Division arrived at Sheerness on 13 July 1905 and proceeded to Chatham.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  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. 93.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 266.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  8. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 03, 1905; pg. 12; Issue 37749.
  9. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 14, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37759.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 266.
  11. Lafone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/156. f. 183.
  12. Dewar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/463. f. 517.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 304a.
  14. Dewar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/463. f. 517.
  15. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  16. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 305.
  17. Warren Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/422. f. 469.
  18. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 137.
  19. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/88. f. 137.
  20. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  21. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  22. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 379.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 379.
  24. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/143. f. 348.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 379.
  26. Grubb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/143. f. 348.
  27. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 379.
  28. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 378.
  29. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/15. f. 367.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 398d-k.
  31. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/15. f. 367.
  32. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398l.
  33. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398b.
  34. Lloyd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/20. f. 20.
  35. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398b.
  36. Lloyd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/20. f. 20.
  37. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 911a.

Bibliography


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