H.M.S. Shark (1894)

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H.M.S. Shark (1894)
Builder: Thomson[1]
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 14 Feb, 1894[3]
Launched: 22 Sep, 1894[4]
Commissioned: 14 Jan, 1896[5]
Broken up: 1911[6]

H.M.S. Shark was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "27 knotter".

Like many of her sisters, she was broken up before the war.

Service

Though his service record indicates he was in command of Teviot at the time, Commander Hubert Searle Cardale was blamed for grounding Shark 25 January, 1908. Cardale removed from command of Teviot four days later.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  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. 93.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 263.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  7. Cardale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/57. f. 65.
  8. Troubridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 314.
  9. Troubridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 314.
  10. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243 f. 268.
  11. Tibbits Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/243 f. 268.
  12. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/142. f. 152.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 298.
  14. Corbett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/142. f. 152.
  15. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  16. Macrorie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/467. f. 521.
  17. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  18. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  19. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.
  20. Anderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/354. f. 399.
  21. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 376.
  22. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 375.
  23. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  24. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 375.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 375.

Bibliography


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