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|builder=[[Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company]]{{Conways1860|p. 92}}
 
|laid=7 Jun, 1894{{Conways1860|p. 92}}
 
|laid=7 Jun, 1894{{Conways1860|p. 92}}
 
|fate=Broken up
 
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'''H.M.S. ''Hunter''''' 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. ''Hunter''''' was one of thirty-six [[27 Knotter]]s, a broad meta-class of early [[Torpedo Boat Destroyer]]s built for the [[Royal Navy]] in the 1890s.
  
Like many "A" class ships, she was broken up before the war.
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She was broken up before the war.
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
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''Hunter'' 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>
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She was one of twenty-seven T.B.Ds. of the Portsmouth Flotilla to participate in the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1909]].{{ToL|The Naval Mobilization|Thursday, June 17, 1909, Issue 38988, p.9}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
<div name=fredbot:officeCapt otitle="Captain of H.M.S. ''Hunter''">
 
<div name=fredbot:officeCapt otitle="Captain of H.M.S. ''Hunter''">
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Percy Stuart St. John|nick=Percy S. St. John|appt=8 July, 1896|end=18 August, 1896|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1896]]}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Godfrey Otway Tupper|nick=Reginald G. O. Tupper|appt=18 August, 1896<ref>Tupper Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/39.}} f. 1336.</ref>|end=7 November, 1896<ref>Tupper Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/39.}} f. 1336.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Reginald Godfrey Otway Tupper|nick=Reginald G. O. Tupper|appt=18 August, 1896<ref>Tupper Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/39.}} f. 1336.</ref>|end=7 November, 1896<ref>Tupper Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/39.}} f. 1336.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Herbert Granville Smith|nick=Herbert G. Smith|appt=7 November, 1896{{NLApr97|p. 231}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Herbert Granville Smith|nick=Herbert G. Smith|appt=7 November, 1896{{NLApr97|p. 231}}|end=9 September, 1897}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Philip Sherard Watson|nick=Philip S. Watson|appt=13 September, 1897<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 14 September, 1897.  Issue '''35308''', col B, p. 5.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Philip Sherard Watson|nick=Philip S. Watson|appt=13 September, 1897<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 14 September, 1897.  Issue '''35308''', col B, p. 5.</ref>|end=4 October, 1897|note=for Jubilee Naval Review and the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1897]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Philip Sherard Watson|nick=Philip S. Watson|appt=1898|end=30 Sepotember, 1898}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=William Nevill England|nick=William N. England|appt=13 September, 1898<ref>England Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 271.</ref>|end=13 September, 1898<ref>England Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 271.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=William Nevill England|nick=William N. England|appt=13 September, 1898<ref>England Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 271.</ref>|end=13 September, 1898<ref>England Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 271.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Lawrence de Wahl Satow|nick=Lawrence de W. Satow|appt=13 September, 1898<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 27 August, 1898.  Issue '''35606''', col C, p. 4.</ref><ref>Satow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602182}}  f. 289.</ref>|end=1 February, 1899<ref>Satow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602182}}  f. 289.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Lawrence de Wahl Satow|nick=Lawrence de W. Satow|appt=13 September, 1898<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 27 August, 1898.  Issue '''35606''', col C, p. 4.</ref><ref>Satow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602182}}  f. 289.</ref>|end=1 February, 1899<ref>Satow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7602182}}  f. 289.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{GunnerRN}} in Command|name=John William Renshaw|nick=John W. Renshaw|appt=8 February, 1900<ref>Renshaw Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/34/262}}</ref>{{NLMay02|p. 267}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert Gwynne Corbett|nick=Robert G. Corbett|appt=1 February, 1899<ref>Corbett Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/254.|D7602586}} f. 280.</ref>|end=27 March, 1900<ref>Corbett Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/254.|D7602586}} f. 280.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{CGunnerRN}} in Command|name=Edward Duffett|nick=Edward Duffett|appt=30 April, 1903{{NLJan04|p. 328}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{GunnerRN}} in Command|name=John William Renshaw|nick=John W. Renshaw|appt=8 February, 1900<ref>Renshaw Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/34/262}}</ref>{{NLMay02|p. 267}}|end=1903<ref>Renshaw Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/34/262}}</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Rudolf Miles Burmester|nick=Rudolf M. Burmester|appt=16 July, 1901{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|Thursday, July 11, 1901, Issue 36504, p.8}}|end=|note=for the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1901]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CGunnerRN}} (in Command?)|name=Edward Duffett|nick=Edward Duffett|appt=30 April, 1903{{NLJan04|p. 328}}|end=2 January, 1905|note=possibly also of {{UK-Conflict}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Gerard Clarence Pigou|nick=Gerard C. Pigou|appt=21 July, 1903<ref>"APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.</ref>|end=|note=temporary, for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1903]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Colpoys Cleland Walcott|nick=Colpoys C. Walcott|appt=14 July, 1904{{ToL|Appointments for the Naval Manoeuvres|Saturday, Jul 09, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37442}}|end=|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1904]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Bernard John Hamilton Ward|nick=Bernard J. H. Ward|appt=3 January, 1905{{NMI|Saturday, December 24, 1904, Issue 37586, p.4}}|end=23 May, 1905}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William James Scott|nick=William J. Scott|appt=23 May, 1905{{NLDec05|p. 328}}|end=1906{{FC}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William James Scott|nick=William J. Scott|appt=23 May, 1905{{NLDec05|p. 328}}|end=1906{{FC}}}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert James Buchanan|nick=Robert J. Buchanan|appt=28 May, 1906{{NLJan07|p. 328}}|end=January, 1907}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert James Buchanan|nick=Robert J. Buchanan|appt=1 January, 1906<ref>Buchanan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/4.|D7603511}} f. 4.</ref>|end=12 May, 1906<ref>Buchanan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/4.|D7603511}} f. 4.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Aubrey Edward Duncombe Moore|nick=Aubrey E. D. Moore|appt=12 May, 1906<ref>Moore Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/104.|D7603356}} f. 104.</ref>|end=28 May, 1906<ref>Moore Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/104.|D7603356}} f. 104.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Robert James Buchanan|nick=Robert J. Buchanan|appt=28 May, 1906<ref>Buchanan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/4.|D7603511}} f. 4.</ref>{{NLJan07|p. 328}}|end=1 January, 1907<ref>Buchanan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/4.|D7603511}} f. 4.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CGunnerRN}} in Command|name=Walter George Jones|nick=Walter G. Jones|appt=1 January, 1907{{NLMar07|p. 328}}|end=}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CGunnerRN}} in Command|name=Walter George Jones|nick=Walter G. Jones|appt=1 January, 1907{{NLMar07|p. 328}}|end=}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Francis Arthur Mulock|nick=George F. A. Mulock|appt=14 January, 1908{{NLOct08|p. 329}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Percy Johnson|nick=Percy Johnson|appt=1 May, 1907|end=14 January, 1908}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN} ('''T''')}|name=Cecil Rice Nicholl|nick=Cecil R. Nicholl|appt=1909{{NLJan10|p. 328}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Francis Arthur Mulock|nick=George F. A. Mulock|appt=14 January, 1908{{NLOct08|p. 329}}|end=16 January, 1909}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Reginald George Talbot|nick=Reginald G. Talbot|appt=16 January, 1909{{NLJul09|p. 328}}|end=1909}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}} ('''T''')|name=Cecil Rice Nicholl|nick=Cecil R. Nicholl|appt=1909{{NLJan10|p. 328}}|end=15 January, 1910}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Richard William Uniacke Bayly|nick=Richard W. U. Bayly|appt=15 January, 1910{{NLApr10|p. 328}}<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>|end=11 August, 1910<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Richard William Uniacke Bayly|nick=Richard W. U. Bayly|appt=15 January, 1910{{NLApr10|p. 328}}<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>|end=11 August, 1910<ref>Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>}}
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Charles Leonard Fox|nick=Charles L. Fox|appt=11 August, 1910{{NLMar11|p. 328}}<ref>Day of month taken from predecessor.  Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Charles Leonard Fox|nick=Charles L. Fox|appt=11 August, 1910{{NLMar11|p. 328}}<ref>Day of month taken from predecessor.  Bayly Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/143.|D8122118}} f. 155.</ref>|end=24 May, 1911<ref>Fox Service Record {{TNA|ADM 196/49/98.|D7604197}} f. ?.</ref>}}
 
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</div name=fredbot:officeCapt>
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 14:55, 6 September 2019

H.M.S. Hunter (1895)
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 7 Jun, 1894[3]
Launched: 28 Dec, 1895[4]
Commissioned: May, 1896[5]
Broken up: 1912[6]

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

She was broken up before the war.

Service

Hunter 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.[7]

She and sixteen other destroyers of the Reserve Division arrived at Sheerness on 13 July 1905 and proceeded to Chatham.[8]

She was one of twenty-seven T.B.Ds. of the Portsmouth Flotilla to participate in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1909.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 92.
  7. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jul 03, 1905; pg. 12; Issue 37749.
  8. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 14, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37759.
  9. "The Naval Mobilization." The Times (London, England), Thursday, June 17, 1909, Issue 38988, p.9.
  10. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1336.
  11. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1336.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 231.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 14 September, 1897. Issue 35308, col B, p. 5.
  14. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 271.
  15. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 271.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 27 August, 1898. Issue 35606, col C, p. 4.
  17. Satow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 289.
  18. Satow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 289.
  19. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/254. f. 280.
  20. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/254. f. 280.
  21. Renshaw Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/34/262
  22. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 267.
  23. Renshaw Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/34/262
  24. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 11, 1901, Issue 36504, p.8.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 328.
  26. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  27. "Appointments for the Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 09, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37442.
  28. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, December 24, 1904, Issue 37586, p.4.
  29. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 328.
  30. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  31. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  32. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/104. f. 104.
  33. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/104. f. 104.
  34. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  35. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 328.
  36. Buchanan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/4. f. 4.
  37. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 328.
  38. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 329.
  39. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 328.
  40. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 328.
  41. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 328.
  42. Bayly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 155.
  43. Bayly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 155.
  44. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 328.
  45. Day of month taken from predecessor. Bayly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 155.
  46. Fox Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/98. f. ?.

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