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'''H.M.S. ''Bonetta''''' was one of 24 destroyers of the [["B" Class Destroyer (1895)|B class]].
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'''H.M.S. ''Bonetta''''' was one of twenty-four [["B" Class Destroyer (1895)|"B" class destroyers]] built for the [[Royal Navy]] &mdash; a "30 knotter".
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Along with {{Template:UK-Albacore}}, ''Bonetta'' was one of two Palmer destroyers built "on spec" and subsequently purchased in 1909 by the Admiralty to replace destroyers lost in accidents.
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==Service==
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In mid-1913, she was serving in a patrol flotilla, the {{UK-DF|6}}.{{NLJul13|p. 287}}
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From January to December, 1915, she was part of the {{UK-SF|9}} which was operating as the [[Clyde Local Defence Flotilla]].{{SMNLJan15|p. 13, present through December edition}}
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In January, 1916, she moved over to serve in the same capacity with the {{UK-SF|6}}, operating off the East Coast of England.  The flotilla was redesignated the {{UK-SF|2}} in December, 1916, but ''Bonetta'' stayed fast.  By the time the flotilla was disbanded in October or November, 1918, ''Bonetta'' was the only surface ship taking care of the four coastal submarines in the formation.{{SMNLJan16|p. 16, through Supplements to November, 1918}}
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==Guns==
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By 1912-13, her three 12-pdr P. I mountings bore register numbers 247, 249 and 248.  They were all fitted with "Training Gear".<ref>{{TNA|ADM 186/182}}.  p. 55.</ref>
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Rowland Henry Bather|nick=Rowland H. Bather|appt=17 June, 1909<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 17 June, 1909.  Issue '''38988''', col B, p. 9.</ref><ref>Bather Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/438.|D7576567}} f. 438.</ref>|end=9 August, 1910<ref>Bather Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/438.|D7576567}} f. 438.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Hugh Justin Tweedie|nick=Hugh J. Tweedie|appt=9 August, 1910<ref>Tweedie Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.|}} f. 332.</ref>|end=15 August, 1910<ref>Tweedie Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.|}} f. 332.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Barry Edward Domvile|nick=Barry E. Domvile|appt=15 August, 1910{{NLApr11|p. 286}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Richard William Uniacke Bayly|nick=Richard W. U. Bayly|appt=6 May, 1911<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>{{NLAug12|p. 287}}|end=3 November, 1912<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Laurence Reynolds Palmer|nick=Laurence R. Palmer|appt=3 November, 1912{{NavAppts|Wednesday, Dec 04, 1912; pg. 12; Issue 40073}}<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.}} f. 190.</ref>|end=3 December, 1913<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.}} f. 190.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Arthur Grendon Tippet|nick=Arthur G. Tippet|appt=6 January, 1914{{NLApr14|p. 288}}|end=January, 1914{{FC}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LieutRN}} & Commander|name=Arthur Grendon Tippet|nick=Arthur G. Tippet|appt=January, 1914<ref>Tippet Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/27.|D7604440}} f. ?.</ref>|end=13 May, 1914<ref>Tippet Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/27.|D7604440}} f. ?.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=George Mascull|nick=George Mascull|appt=13 May, 1914{{NLOct15|p. 392''m''}}|end=9 September, 1916}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Ronald Court Glazebrook|nick=Ronald C. Glazebrook|appt=22 November, 1916{{NLNov17|p. 391''w''}}|end=2 December, 1917}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRNR}}|name=Frank Horsford Chester|nick=Frank H. Chester|appt=7 December, 1917{{NLDec18|p. 744}}|end=}}
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 09:53, 1 June 2018

H.M.S. Bonetta (1907)
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company[1]
Ordered: Purchased 1909[2]
Launched: 14 Jan, 1907[3]
Completed: 27 Mar, 1909[4]
Sold: 7 Jun, 1920[5]

H.M.S. Bonetta was one of twenty-four "B" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Along with Albacore, Bonetta was one of two Palmer destroyers built "on spec" and subsequently purchased in 1909 by the Admiralty to replace destroyers lost in accidents.

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving in a patrol flotilla, the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.[6]

From January to December, 1915, she was part of the Ninth Submarine Flotilla which was operating as the Clyde Local Defence Flotilla.[7]

In January, 1916, she moved over to serve in the same capacity with the Sixth Submarine Flotilla, operating off the East Coast of England. The flotilla was redesignated the Second Submarine Flotilla in December, 1916, but Bonetta stayed fast. By the time the flotilla was disbanded in October or November, 1918, Bonetta was the only surface ship taking care of the four coastal submarines in the formation.[8]

Guns

By 1912-13, her three 12-pdr P. I mountings bore register numbers 247, 249 and 248. They were all fitted with "Training Gear".[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  4. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 304.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 287.
  7. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 13, present through December edition.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (January, 1916). p. 16, through Supplements to November, 1918.
  9. The National Archives. ADM 186/182. p. 55.
  10. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 June, 1909. Issue 38988, col B, p. 9.
  11. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  12. Bather Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/438. f. 438.
  13. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  14. Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 286.
  16. Bayly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 155.
  17. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 287.
  18. Bayly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 155.
  19. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 04, 1912; pg. 12; Issue 40073.
  20. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  21. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 190.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 288.
  23. Tippet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/27. f. ?.
  24. Tippet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/27. f. ?.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  26. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391w.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 744.

Bibliography


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