H.M. T.B. 87 (1889)

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H.M. T.B. 87 (1889)
Builder: Yarrow[1]
Launched: 1889[2]
Completed: September 1889[3]
Sold: 27 March, 1920[4]
H.M. T.B. 87 was one of six first-class torpedo boats of the T.B. 82 class.

Service

In 1895, she was one of thirteen torpedo boats of 125 feet or greater length and four smaller ones stationed in Devonport.[5]

In July 1914, T.B. 87 took part in the Test Mobilisation.[6]

In July, 1918, the boat and three minelayers from the Fast (15th Fleet) Sweeping Flotilla were the only defence forces in Falmouth.[7]

Sold to Stanlee of Dover on 27 March, 1920.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 104.
  2. Brassey's Naval Annual 1896. p. 318.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 312.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 312.
  5. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  6. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 109 of 10 July 1914.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (July, 1918). p. 16.
  8. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 312.
  9. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  10. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  11. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Saturday, 16 July, 1892. Issue 33692, col A, p. 17.
  12. "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 19 July, 1890. Issue 33068, col C, p. 12.
  13. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  14. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 501.
  15. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 400.
  16. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 400.
  17. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  18. Fawcett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. ?.
  19. Woodward Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83. f. 211.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 401.
  21. Woodward Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/50/83. f. 211.
  22. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/208 f. 278.
  23. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 401.
  24. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/208 f. 278.
  25. Cooper-Key Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/29. f. 15.
  26. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.
  27. Cooper-Key Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/29. f. 15.
  28. Gilbertson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/46. f. 51.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401.
  30. Gilbertson Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/46. f. 51.
  31. Newbery-Boschetti Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/57/44. f. 44.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.
  33. Newbery-Boschetti Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/57/44. f. 44.
  34. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.
  35. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 956.
  36. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 867.
  37. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 956.

Bibliography


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