H.M.S. Teviot (1903)

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H.M.S. Teviot (1903)
Pendant Number: N.26 (1914)
D.33 (Sep 1915)
D.88 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Yarrow & Company[2]
Ordered: 1901-02 Programme[3]
Laid down: 10 Jul, 1902[4]
Launched: 7 Nov, 1903[5]
Completed: Apr, 1904[6]
Commissioned: Apr, 1904[7]
Broken up: 1919[8]

H.M.S. Teviot was one of the Royal Navy's thirty-six "River" class destroyers.

Service

In April, 1908, she was one of ten Rivers expected to arrive at Portsmouth in order to have H.M.S. Vernon install wireless telegraphy equipment in them.[9]

In June, 1911, she went to Gibraltar under the command of Lt. Gerald Cartmell Harrison. Upon arrival in Gibraltar, Harrison was to go over to command Kestrel. Teviot was then to undergo a retubing refit at the Dockyard, which would complete by late January, 1912.[10][11]

In mid-1913, operating with the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla — a patrol flotilla.[12]

On 2 February, 1914, she was one of five Rivers of the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla paid off at Sheerness and Chatham, immediately recommissioning with new crews.[13]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 59.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  6. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 304.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 99.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 11, 1908; pg. 8; Issue 38618.
  10. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jun 12, 1911; pg. 12; Issue 39609.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jan 31, 1912; pg. 4; Issue 39809.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 384.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 03, 1914; pg. 10; Issue 40437.
  14. "Appointments for the Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 09, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37442.
  15. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 385.
  17. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  18. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 271.
  19. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 271.
  20. Hawksley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 289.
  21. Hawksley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 289.
  22. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  23. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  24. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  25. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 384.
  26. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  27. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  28. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 34.
  29. Thompson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/70. f. 70.
  30. Thompson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/70. f. 70.
  31. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 385.
  33. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  34. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jun 12, 1911; pg. 12; Issue 39609.
  35. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  36. Harrison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/164. f. 568.
  37. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Feb 24, 1912; pg. 4; Issue 39830.
  38. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Nov 08, 1913; pg. 5; Issue 40364.
  39. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.
  40. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 398p.
  41. Troup Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/225. f. ?.
  42. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Sep 07, 1915; pg. 10; Issue 40953.
  43. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398p.
  44. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398p.
  45. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 398g.
  46. Phayre Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/47. f. 47. The ship is curiously named here as Terror, which is obviously wrong.
  47. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398g.
  48. Phayre Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/47. f. 47.
  49. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 917.

Bibliography


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