H.M.S. Widgeon (1889)

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H.M.S. Widgeon (1889)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 9 Aug, 1889[Citation needed]
Commissioned: 13 May, 1890[2]
Sold: 15 May, 1906[Citation needed]
H.M.S. Widgeon was one of nine gunboats of the Redbreast class completed for the Royal Navy around 1890.

There was a later gunboat named Widgeon launched in 1904.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 13 May, 1890 under Lieutenant & Commander George L. B. Bennett.[3]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 113.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 267.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 267.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 267.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 268.
  6. Grant-Dalton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 182/368.
  7. Grant-Dalton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 182/368.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268l.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 314.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 313.

Bibliography


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