H.M.S. Zephyr (1895)

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H.M.S. Zephyr (1895)
Pendant Number: N.86 (1914)
D.4A (Sep 1915), D.98 (1918)[1]
Builder: Hanna, Donald & Wilson[2]
Ordered: 1893-94[3]
Laid down: 23 Apr, 1894[4]
Launched: 10 May, 1895[5]
Commissioned: Jul, 1901[6]
Broken up: 1920[7]

H.M.S. Zephyr was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "27 knotter".

Service

She left the Nore to exercise with five other destroyers and seven torpedo boats of the Nore Defence Flotilla on 18 June, 1912.[8]

In mid-1913, she was at The Nore.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  8. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 19, 1912; pg. 6; Issue 39929.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 398.
  10. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  11. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 314.
  12. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 14, 1902; pg. 9; Issue 36794.
  14. "Appointments for the Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 09, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37442.
  15. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/177. f. 198.
  16. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/177. f. 198.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 400.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 398.
  19. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  20. Bigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/9. f. 10.
  21. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 398.
  22. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 398.
  24. Bond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/51. f. 51.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 398.
  26. Mackenzie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/248 f. 252.
  27. Mackenzie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/248 f. 252.
  28. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  29. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  30. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 398.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399l.
  32. Kirkby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/87. f. 216.
  33. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399k-l.

Bibliography


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