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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=George Alexander Ballard|nick=George A. Ballard|appt=12 December, 1895{{NLMar96|p. 235}}|end=27 May, 1896}}
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=John Clark Soady|nick=John C. Soady|appt=27 May, 1896{{NMI|Wednesday, May 20, 1896; pg. 10; Issue 34895}}|end=1 July, 1896{{INF}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Raymond Andrew Nugent|nick=Raymond A. Nugent|appt=1 July, 1896{{NMI|Thursday, Jul 02, 1896; pg. 10; Issue 34932}}|end=11 March, 1897{{NMI|Friday, Mar 12, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35149}}|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1896]], then left to {{UK-1Spitfire}} while ''Janus'' undergoes refit}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Raymond Andrew Nugent|nick=Raymond A. Nugent|appt=1 July, 1896{{NMI|Thursday, Jul 02, 1896; pg. 10; Issue 34932}}|end=11 March, 1897{{NMI|Friday, Mar 12, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35149}}|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1896]], then left to {{UK-1Spitfire}} while ''Janus'' undergoes refit}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Raymond Andrew Nugent|nick=Raymond A. Nugent|appt=1 April, 1897{{NMI|Thursday, Apr 01, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35166}}|end=18 September, 1897{{NMI|Saturday, Sep 18, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35312}}|note=returned after refit, went back to ''Spitfire'' when ''Janus'' sent in for repairs}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Raymond Andrew Nugent|nick=Raymond A. Nugent|appt=1 April, 1897{{NMI|Thursday, Apr 01, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35166}}|end=18 September, 1897{{NMI|Saturday, Sep 18, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35312}}|note=returned after refit, went back to ''Spitfire'' when ''Janus'' sent in for repairs}}

Latest revision as of 21:12, 7 December 2018

H.M.S. Janus (1895)
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 28 Mar, 1894[3]
Launched: 12 Mar, 1895[4]
Commissioned: Nov, 1895[5]
Broken up: 1914[6]

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

In August, 1912, she and the other extant 27 knotters were redesignated as "A" Class Destroyers. She did not last much longer however, as she was scrapped in 1914.

Service

Janus ran into a caisson at Chatham Dockyard Extension Works on 22 February, 1897, sustaining bow damage above the waterline. An inquest was to follow.[7] Her crew went over to Spitfire as she underwent a refit at Sheerness that was completed on 31 March, 1897.[8]

After an instructional cruise to Scotland, Janus was again sent to Sheerness for repairs and alterations in mid-September, 1897. On the 18th, the crew again was sent to Spitfire.[9] Janus completed these repairs on 13 September.[10]

Janus was commissioned at Chatham on 9 May 1899 to take the place of Ariel in the Medway Instructional Flotilla, as the latter ship had had defects in its machinery..[11]

In July, 1904, complaints from Vice-Admiral Noel of the China Station about the condition of his T.B.s and T.B.D.s prompted a review of his assets by First Lord of the Admiralty Selborne. Within, it was noted that Janus's boilers had been re-tubed in 1902 and had recently had a slight refit and her tail shafts withdrawn.[12]

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 & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 23, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35134.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 01, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35166.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Sep 17, 1897; pg. 5; Issue 35311.
  10. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Nov 13, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35360.
  11. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, May 10, 1899; pg. 13; Issue 35825.
  12. Letter from Selborne to Noel dated 15 July 1904 contained in Noel Papers at the National Maritime Museum. (NOE/5/2).
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 235.
  14. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, May 20, 1896; pg. 10; Issue 34895.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 02, 1896; pg. 10; Issue 34932.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Mar 12, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35149.
  17. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 01, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35166.
  18. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Sep 18, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35312.
  19. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 15, 1898; pg. 7; Issue 35569.
  20. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/483. f. 488.
  21. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 9 August, 1899. Issue 35903, col D, p. 4.
  22. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/483. f. 488.
  23. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 264.
  24. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 12 March, 1900. Issue 36087, col E, p. 7.
  25. Asser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/11. f.12.
  26. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 275.
  27. Asser Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/11. f.12.
  28. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 334.
  30. Gregory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/53. f. 61.
  31. Darwall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/97. f. 97.
  32. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 334.
  33. Darwall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/97. f. 97.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 334.
  35. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  36. Kiddle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/207. f. 236.
  37. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 334.
  38. Only year is given in his service record.
  39. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 334.
  40. Maxwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 451.
  41. Maxwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 451.
  42. The Navy List. (January, 1913). p. 334.

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