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'''H.M.S. ''Charger''''' was one of forty-two [["A" Class Destroyer (1894)|"A" class destroyers]] built for the [[Royal Navy]] &mdash; a "27 knotter".
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'''H.M.S. ''Charger''''' was one of thirty-six [[27 Knotter]]s, early [[Torpedo Boat Destroyer]]s built for the [[Royal Navy]] in the 1890s.
  
She was broken up before the war.
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Her size, speed and condition rendered her outmoded before the war, and she was broken up in 1912.
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
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Launched at Poplar on Saturday 15 September, 1894.{{NMI|Monday, Sep 17, 1894; pg. 8; Issue 34371}}
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''Charger'' was one of seventeen destroyers of the Reserve Division which left Sheerness on 1 July, 1905 for Spithead under the overall command of Commander [[Reginald Graham Gregory|R. G. Gregory]] in {{UK-1Spitfire|f=p}}.<ref>"Naval And Military Intelligence."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Monday, Jul 03, 1905; pg. 12; Issue 37749.</ref>
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She and sixteen other destroyers of the Reserve Division arrived at Sheerness on 13 July 1905 and proceeded to Chatham.<ref>"Naval And Military Intelligence."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Friday, Jul 14, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37759.</ref>
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert William Francis Travers|nick=Robert W. F. Travers|appt=11 March, 1902<ref>"Naval & Military intelligence" ''The Times'' (London). Thursday, 20 March 1902. (36720), p. 10.</ref>|end=April, 1902<ref>"Naval & Military intelligence" ''The Times'' (London). Monday, 21 April 1902. (36747), p. 6.</ref>|end=22 April, 1902{{INF}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Parker Bevan|nick=George P. Bevan|appt=16 July, 1901{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|Thursday, July 11, 1901, Issue 36504, p.8}}|end=|note=for the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1901]]}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Halliday Brown|nick=George H. Brown|appt=22 April, 1902{{NLMay03|p. 243}}|end=1903}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert William Francis Travers|nick=Robert W. F. Travers|appt=11 March, 1902{{NMI|Thursday, 20 March 1902. (36720), p. 10}}|end=22 April, 1902}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=John Wallis More-Molyneux-McCowen|nick=John W. McCowen|appt=21 July, 1903<ref>"APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." ''The Times'' (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.</ref>|end=19 August, 1903{{INF}}|note=for the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1903]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Halliday Brown|nick=George H. Brown|appt=19 August, 1903|end=15 October, 1903}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Michael Henley Wilding|nick=Michael H. Wilding|appt=15 October, 1903<ref>"Captain Wilding, R.N." (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 14 June, 1933.  Issue '''46470''', col D, pg 16.</ref>|end=1 November, 1903}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Michael Henley Wilding|nick=Michael H. Wilding|appt=15 October, 1903<ref>"Captain Wilding, R.N." (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 14 June, 1933.  Issue '''46470''', col D, pg 16.</ref>|end=1 November, 1903}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Christopher Powell Metcalfe|nick=Christopher P. Metcalfe|appt=29 August, 1905{{NLNov05|p. 293}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Harry Rowlandson Godfrey|nick=Harry R. Godfrey|appt=3 January, 1905{{NMI|Saturday, December 24, 1904, Issue 37586, p.4}}|end=29 August, 1905}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Gay Coplestone|nick=Reginald G. Coplestone|appt=31 March, 1906{{NLMar07|p. 292}}|end=mid 1907}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Christopher Powell Metcalfe|nick=Christopher P. Metcalfe|appt=29 August, 1905{{NLNov05|p. 293}}|end=31 March, 1906}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Gay Copleston|nick=Reginald G. Copleston|appt=31 March, 1906<ref>Copleston Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/99.|D7602885}} f. 110.</ref>{{NLMar07|p. 292}}|end=16 July, 1907<ref>Copleston Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44/99.|D7602885}} f. 110.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William Dion Irvin|nick=William D. Irvin|appt=16 July, 1907{{NLJul09|p. 292}}|end=1909}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William Dion Irvin|nick=William D. Irvin|appt=16 July, 1907{{NLJul09|p. 292}}|end=1909}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Frank Goodrich Terry|nick=Frank G. Terry|appt=5 September, 1909{{NLApr10|p. 292}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Frank Goodrich Terry|nick=Frank G. Terry|appt=5 September, 1909{{NLApr11|p. 292}}|end=11 October, 1911}}
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 16:18, 21 August 2019

H.M.S. Charger (1894)
Builder: Yarrow & Company[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: Nov, 1893[3]
Launched: 15 Sep, 1894[4]
Commissioned: Feb, 1896[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

H.M.S. Charger was one of thirty-six 27 Knotters, early Torpedo Boat Destroyers built for the Royal Navy in the 1890s.

Her size, speed and condition rendered her outmoded before the war, and she was broken up in 1912.

Service

Launched at Poplar on Saturday 15 September, 1894.[7]

Charger was one of seventeen destroyers of the Reserve Division which left Sheerness on 1 July, 1905 for Spithead under the overall command of Commander R. G. Gregory in H.M.S. Spitfire.[8]

She and sixteen other destroyers of the Reserve Division arrived at Sheerness on 13 July 1905 and proceeded to Chatham.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  4. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Sep 17, 1894; pg. 8; Issue 34371.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Sep 17, 1894; pg. 8; Issue 34371.
  8. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 03, 1905; pg. 12; Issue 37749.
  9. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 14, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37759.
  10. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 11, 1901, Issue 36504, p.8.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, 20 March 1902. (36720), p. 10.
  12. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  13. "Captain Wilding, R.N." (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 14 June, 1933. Issue 46470, col D, pg 16.
  14. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, December 24, 1904, Issue 37586, p.4.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 293.
  16. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  17. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 292.
  18. Copleston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/99. f. 110.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 292.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 292.

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