H.M.S. Trafalgar (1887)

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H.M.S. Trafalgar (1887)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 1 Jan, 1886[2]
Launched: 20 Sep, 1887[3]
Completed: Mar, 1890[4]
Commissioned: Mar, 1890[5]
Sold: 9 Mar, 1911
Fate: Scrapped

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

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.[6]

Radio

In 1901, while serving as a Port Guard ship, she had or was slated to receive a "1 to 52" W/T set.[7]

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. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 48.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  4. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 48.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 31.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 3 April, 1890. Issue 32976, col F, p. 7.
  7. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1901. p. 111.
  8. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1301.
  9. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1301.
  10. Milne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 891.
  11. Milne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 891.
  12. Prothero Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1063.
  13. Grenfell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/15. f. 426.
  14. Bickford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 100.
  15. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  16. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  17. Primrose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/257. f. 1061.
  18. Primrose Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/257. f. 1061.
  19. Lyon Service Record at The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 446.
  20. Lyon Service Record at The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 446.
  21. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  22. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  23. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 232.
  24. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 232.
  25. FitzMaurice Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 148.
  26. FitzMaurice Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 148.
  27. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 86.
  28. Pears Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 86.
  29. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.

Bibliography


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