H.M.S. Trafalgar (1887)

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H.M.S. Trafalgar (1887)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 18 Jan, 1886[2]
Launched: 20 Sep, 1887[3]
Commissioned: Mar, 1890[4]
Sold: 9 Mar, 1911
Fate: Scrapped

H.M.S. Trafalgar was one of two Trafalgar class battleships completed in 1890 and 1891.

Contents

Service

Trafalgar was commissioned at Portsmouth on 2 April, 1890, by Captain Alan B. Thomas, with a complement of 550 officers and men, as flag ship of Rear-Admiral Lord Walter Kerr, second-in-command of the Mediterranean Squadron.[5]

Radio

In 1901, while serving as a Port Guard ship, she had or was slated to receive a "1 to 52" W/T set.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 3 April, 1890. Issue 32976, col F, p. 7.
  6. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. p. 111.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 22 March, 1890. Issue 32966, col F, p. 12.
  8. Milne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 891.
  9. Grenfell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 426.
  10. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  11. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  12. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 86.
  13. Lyon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 817.
  14. FitzMaurice Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 148.
  15. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.

Bibliography


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