H.M.S. Violet (1897)

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H.M.S. Violet (1897)
Pendant Number: D.09 (1914)
D.72 (Sep 1915)
D.94 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Doxford[2]
Ordered: 1986-97 Programme[3]
Laid down: 13 Jul, 1896[4]
Launched: 3 May, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Jun, 1898[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Violet was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

She served in the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla from at least mid-1913[8] until September 1917 when she went to join the Nore Local Defence Flotilla.[9]

In April 1918 she was reassigned to the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla as part of the Dover Patrol, remaining there for the duration of the war.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 94.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 394.
  9. Monthly Supplements to the Navy List, September 1914 through September 1917.
  10. Monthly Supplements to the Navy List, September 1917 through December 1918.
  11. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Thursday, 2 March, 1899. Issue 35766, col B, p. 10.
  12. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  13. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  14. Sparks Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 341.
  15. Le Mesurier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 56.
  16. Le Mesurier Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 56.
  17. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Thursday, 11 July, 1901. Issue 36504, col C, p. 8.
  18. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Thursday, 16 July, 1903. Issue 37134, col D, p. 8.
  19. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  20. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  21. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  22. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  23. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 394a.
  24. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 22 December, 1905. Issue 37897, col D, p. 10.
  25. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 394a.
  26. Shuter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/283. f. 318.
  27. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 394a.
  28. Shuter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/283. f. 318.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 394a.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 394a.
  31. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144.
  32. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 394a.
  33. Gladstone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/129. f. 144. Day of month is possibly 31.
  34. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 17 January, 1911. Issue 39484, col D, p. 12.
  35. Rowley-Conwy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. ff. 83, 232.
  36. Rowley-Conwy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/83. ff. 83, 232.
  37. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 313.
  38. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 313.
  39. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 394.
  40. Bowring Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/66. f. 74.
  41. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 394.
  42. Bowring Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/66. f. 74.
  43. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399c.
  44. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399.
  45. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399.
  46. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 936.
  47. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 936.

Bibliography


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Flying Fish Fawn Flirt Bullfinch Dove
Violet Sylvia Lee Avon Bittern
Otter Leopard Vixen Brazen Electra
Recruit Vulture Kestrel Cheerful Mermaid
Greyhound Racehorse Roebuck Gipsy Fairy
Osprey Leven Falcon Ostrich Thorn
Tiger Vigilant Albatross Viper Velox
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