Pembroke Royal Dockyard

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Pembroke Royal Dockyard was established in 1814, located in southwestern Wales on southern approaches to the Irish Sea.

It was closed in 1925, along with Rosyth Royal Dockyard.

Shipbuilding

Ship Type Launched Fate
H.M.S. Duke of Wellington receiving ship 14 Sep, 1852 Broken up 1904
H.M.S. Amazon wooden screw sloop 23 May, 1865 Sunk 1866
H.M.S. Vestal wooden screw sloop 16 Nov, 1865 Sold 1884
H.M.S. Daphne wooden screw sloop 23 Oct, 1866 Sold 1882
H.M.S. Penelope central battery armoured corvette 18 Jun, 1867 Sold 1912
H.M.S. Iron Duke central battery ironclad 1 Mar, 1870 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Coquette composite gunboat 5 Apr, 1871 Sold 1889
H.M.S. Foam composite gunboat 29 Aug, 1871 Broken up 1887
H.M.S. Decoy composite gunboat 12 Oct, 1871 Sold 1885
H.M.S. Merlin composite gunboat 24 Nov, 1871 Sold 1891
H.M.S. Mosquito composite gunboat 9 Dec, 1871 Sold 1888
H.M.S. Goshawk composite gunboat 23 Jan, 1872 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Swinger composite gunboat 7 Feb, 1872 Sold 1924
H.M.S. Thunderer turret ship 25 Mar, 1872 Sold 1909
H.M.S. Fantome composite screw sloop 26 Mar, 1873 Sold 1889
H.M.S. Egeria composite screw sloop 1 Nov, 1873 Sold 1911
H.M.S. Vesuvius torpedo vessel 24 Mar, 1874 Broken up 1924
H.M.S. Dreadnought turret ship 8 Mar, 1875 Sold 1908
H.M.S. Shannon armoured cruiser 11 Nov, 1875 Sold Dec, 1899
H.M.S. Emerald corvette 18 Aug, 1876 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Iris second class protected cruiser 12 Apr, 1877 1905
H.M.S. Mercury second class protected cruiser 17 Apr, 1878 1919
H.M.S. Gadfly gunboat 5 May, 1879 Sold 1918
H.M.S. Pincher gunboat 5 May, 1879 Sold 11 Jun, 1905
H.M.S. Griper gunboat 15 Sep, 1879 Broken up 1951
H.M.S. Tickler gunboat 15 Sep, 1879 Broken up 1937
H.M.S. Ajax turret ship 10 Mar, 1880 Sold 1904
H.M.S. Redwing gunboat 25 May, 1880 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Bullfrog gunboat 3 Feb, 1881 Sold 1933
H.M.S. Cockchafer gunboat 19 Feb, 1881 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Bouncer flatiron gunboat 1881 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Insolent flatiron gunboat 1881 Wrecked 1922
H.M.S. Edinburgh second class battleship 18 Mar, 1882 Sold 1910
H.M.S. Collingwood second class battleship 22 Nov, 1882 Sold 11 Mar, 1909
H.M.S. Amphion second class protected cruiser 13 Oct, 1883 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Imperieuse armoured cruiser 18 Dec, 1883 Sold 2 Oct, 1907
H.M.S. Howe second class battleship 28 Apr, 1885 Sold 11 Oct, 1910
H.M.S. Thames second class protected cruiser 3 Dec, 1885
H.M.S. Anson second class battleship 17 Feb, 1886 Sold 13 Jul, 1909
H.M.S. Forth second class protected cruiser 23 Oct, 1886
H.M.S. Aurora armoured cruiser 28 Oct, 1887 2 Oct, 1907
H.M.S. Nile second class battleship 27 Mar, 1888 Sold 9 Jul, 1912
H.M.S. Peacock gunboat 22 Jun, 1888 Sold 15 May, 1906
H.M.S. Pigeon gunboat 5 Sep, 1888 Sold 15 May, 1906
H.M.S. Plover gunboat 18 Oct, 1888 Sold 27 Apr, 1927
H.M.S. Magpie gunboat 15 Mar, 1889 Sold 29 Dec, 1921
H.M.S. Redbreast gunboat 25 Apr, 1889 Sold 1910
H.M.S. Redpole gunboat 13 Jun, 1889 Sold 15 May, 1906
H.M.S. Widgeon gunboat 9 Aug, 1889 Sold 15 May, 1906
H.M.S. Blanche third class protected cruiser 6 Sep, 1889 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Blonde third class protected cruiser 22 Oct, 1889 Sold 1905
H.M.S. Pearl third class protected cruiser 28 Jul, 1890 Sold 1906
H.M.S. Empress of India pre-dreadnought 7 May, 1891 Sunk 1913
H.M.S. Repulse pre-dreadnought 27 Feb, 1892 Sold 1911
H.M.S. Cambrian second class protected cruiser 30 Jan, 1893 Sold 21 Feb, 1923
H.M.S. Flora second class protected cruiser 21 Nov, 1893 Sold 12 Dec, 1922
H.M.S. Hazard torpedo gunboat 17 Feb, 1894 Sunk 28 Jan, 1918
H.M.S. Renown second class battleship 8 May, 1895 Sold 1914
H.M.S. Hannibal pre-dreadnought 28 Apr, 1896 Sold 28 Jan, 1920
H.M.S. Andromeda first class protected cruiser 30 Apr, 1897 Sold Aug, 1956
H.M.S. Spartiate first class protected cruiser 27 Oct, 1898 Sold Jul, 1932
H.M.S. Drake armoured cruiser 5 Mar, 1901 Torpedoed 2 Oct, 1917
H.M.S. Essex armoured cruiser 29 Aug, 1901 Sold 8 Nov, 1921
H.M.S. Cornwall armoured cruiser 29 Oct, 1902 Sold 7 Jun, 1920
H.M.S. Duke of Edinburgh armoured cruiser 14 Jun, 1904 Sold 12 Apr, 1920
H.M.S. Warrior armoured cruiser 25 Nov, 1905 Sunk 1 Jun, 1916
H.M.S. Defence armoured cruiser 24 Apr, 1907 Sunk 5 Jul, 1918
H.M.S. Boadicea scout cruiser 14 May, 1908 Sold 13 Jul, 1926
H.M.S. Bellona scout cruiser 20 Mar, 1909 Sold 9 May, 1921
H.M.S. Blanche scout cruiser 25 Nov, 1909 Sold 27 Jul, 1921
H.M.S. Blonde scout cruiser 22 Jul, 1910 Sold 6 May, 1920
H.M.S. Active scout cruiser 14 Mar, 1911 Sold 21 Apr, 1920
H.M.S. Amphion scout cruiser 1911 Mined 6 Aug, 1914
H.M.S. Fearless scout cruiser 1912 Sold 8 Nov, 1921
H.M.S. Nottingham light cruiser 18 Apr, 1913 Torpedoed 19 Aug, 1916
H.M.S. Cordelia light cruiser 23 Feb, 1914 Sold 31 Jul, 1923
H.M.S. J 3 submarine 4 Dec, 1915 to Australia 25 Mar, 1919
H.M.S. J 4 submarine 2 Feb, 1916 to Australia 25 Mar, 1919
H.M.S. Cambrian light cruiser 3 Mar, 1916 Sold Jul, 1934
H.M.S. Curacoa light cruiser 5 May, 1917 Collision 2 Oct, 1942
H.M.S. H 51 submarine 15 Nov, 1918 Sold Jun, 1924
H.M.S. H 52 submarine 31 Mar, 1919 Sold Nov, 1927

Captains Superintendent

Dates of appointment given:

King's Harbour Master

Assistant King's Harbour Master

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 305.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 355.
  3. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 8.
  4. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 8.
  5. FitzGerald Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 994.
  6. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 8.
  7. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 8.
  8. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 8.
  9. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  10. Barlow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 31.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 11 September, 1902. Issue 36870, col B, p. 8.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 17 September, 1904. Issue 37502, col C, p. 7.
  13. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 6 September, 1906. Issue 38118, col D, p. 4.
  14. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  15. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  16. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 20 November, 1908. Issue 38809, col E, p. 14.
  17. Mundy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 920.
  18. Mundy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 920.
  19. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 548.
  20. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 31.
  21. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 31.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 557.
  23. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  24. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  25. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 1851.
  26. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 160.
  27. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 160.
  28. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 415.
  29. "Naval and Military" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 22 February, 1922. Issue 42962, col E, p. 14.
  30. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  31. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  32. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.
  33. Donaldson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 230.

See Also

  • Plan of Dockyard at GWPDA.org
  • Wikipedia
  • Clowes, Sir Wm. Laird (1903). The Royal Navy: A History From the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen Victoria. Vol. VII. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Limited.