H.M. T.B. 26 (1908)

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H.M. T.B. 26 (1908)
Builder: J. S. White[1]
Ordered: September 1907[2]
Laid down: 30 Dec, 1907[3]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1908[4]
Completed: Feb, 1909[5]
Sold: 1921[6]
H.M. T.B. 26 was one of 36 first-class torpedo boats of the Cricket class.

Service

In September, 1914, T.B. 26 was operating with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla.[7] On the 5th, she rescued survivors, including flotilla commander Captain Francis M. Leake, from the scout cruiser Pathfinder, which had been torpedoed by a U-boat with heavy loss of life.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  3. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 305.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 305.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 72.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (September 1914). p. 12.
  8. Letter of 8 September, 1914. Leake Papers. Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies. Ref. 87515.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 401.
  10. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  11. Homan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/185. f. 390.
  12. de la Poer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/27. f. 14.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401.
  14. de la Poer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/27. f. 14.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 400.
  16. Hobart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/45. f. 448.
  17. Hobart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/45. f. 448.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.
  21. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.
  22. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  23. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.
  24. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  25. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399t.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 956.

Bibliography


Cricket Class First-class Torpedo Boat
1905 Order
T.B. 1 T.B. 2 T.B. 3 T.B. 4 T.B. 5
T.B. 6 T.B. 7 T.B. 8 T.B. 9 T.B. 10
  T.B. 11 T.B. 12  
November 1906 Order
T.B. 13 T.B. 14 T.B. 15 T.B. 16 T.B. 17
T.B. 18 T.B. 19 T.B. 20 T.B. 21 T.B. 22
  T.B. 23 T.B. 24  
September 1907 Order
T.B. 25 T.B. 26 T.B. 27 T.B. 28 T.B. 29
T.B. 30 T.B. 31 T.B. 32 T.B. 33 T.B. 34
  T.B. 35 T.B. 36  
<– 160 Footer Class Torpedo Boats (UK)  
<– 160 Footer Class First-class Torpedo Boats (UK)