H.M. T.B. 42 (1885)

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H.M. T.B. 42 (1885)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 30 April/1 May, 1885[2]
Launched: 4 December, 1885[3]
Completed: June 1886[4]
Sold: 2 October, 1919[5]
H.M. T.B. 42 was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the 125 Footer class.

Service

In 1895, she was one of twenty-three first-class torpedo boats of at least 125 feet in length stationed in Portsmouth along with four smaller ones.[6]

Around 1906-1907, with the issuance of torpedo boat numbers to the first of the Cricket class torpedo boats, the existing Torpedo Boats numbered 25 to 79 had a "0" prepended to their number. This vessel, therefore, became T.B. 042.[7]

Sold to Maden & McKee on 2 October, 1919.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

The conflict between Hamilton and Boyd-Richardson needs to be explored. It seems that Hamilton's orders for these manoeuvres may have changed.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 102.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  5. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  6. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 78.
  8. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  9. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  10. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 3 July, 1888. Issue 32428, col A, p. 10.
  11. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  12. Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/135. f. 135.
  13. "Appointments for the Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 09, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37442.
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 399.
  15. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 399.
  16. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 400.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 400.
  18. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 401.
  19. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401.
  21. Boxer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83 f. 214.
  22. Shuttleworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/165. f. 569.
  23. Shuttleworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/165. f. 569.
  24. Shuttleworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/165. f. 569.
  25. Shuttleworth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/165. f. 569.
  26. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 23, 1911; pg. 4; Issue 39723.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.
  28. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401a.
  29. Pook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/34/489
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401b.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  33. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401b.
  34. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.

Bibliography


125 Footer Class First-class Torpedo Boat
Prototype
  T.B. 25  
Thornycroft Boats
T.B. 26 T.B. 27 T.B. 28 T.B. 29 T.B. 41
T.B. 42 T.B. 43 T.B. 44 T.B. 45 T.B. 46
T.B. 47 T.B. 48 T.B. 49 T.B. 50 T.B. 51
T.B. 52 T.B. 53 T.B. 54 T.B. 55 T.B. 56
  T.B. 57 T.B. 58 T.B. 59 T.B. 60  
Yarrow Boats
T.B. 30 T.B. 31 T.B. 32 T.B. 33 T.B. 61
T.B. 62 T.B. 63 T.B. 64 T.B. 65 T.B. 66
T.B. 67 T.B. 68 T.B. 69 T.B. 70 T.B. 71
T.B. 72 T.B. 73 T.B. 74 T.B. 75 T.B. 76
  T.B. 77 T.B. 78  
White Boats
T.B. 34 T.B. 35 T.B. 36 T.B. 37 T.B. 38
Yarrow Special
  T.B. 79  
<– H.M. T.B. 81 Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>
<– H.M. T.B. 81 First-class Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>