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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Lionel George Dawson|nick=Lionel G. Dawson|appt=31 October, 1911<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|D7576679}} f. 208.</ref>|end=7 November, 1911<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|D7576679}} f. 208.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Lionel George Dawson|nick=Lionel G. Dawson|appt=31 October, 1911<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|D7576679}} f. 208.</ref>|end=7 November, 1911<ref>Dawson Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50.|D7576679}} f. 208.</ref>}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Alexander Gibson Fleming|nick=Alexander G. Fleming|appt=7 November, 1911|end=21 March, 1912}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Alexander Gibson Fleming|nick=Alexander G. Fleming|appt=7 November, 1911|end=21 March, 1912}}

Latest revision as of 15:22, 7 December 2018

H.M.S. Wizard (1895)
Pendant Number: H.3C (1914 - Apr 1917)
H.7A (1918)[1]
Builder: J. Samuel White
Ordered: 1893-94[2]
Laid down: 3 Apr, 1894[3]
Launched: 26 Feb, 1895[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1899[5]
Broken up: 1920[6]

H.M.S. Wizard 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 one of the few early destroyers who served throughout the Great War, as most were sold or broke up before it started.

Construction & Service

In mid-1913, at Portsmouth.[7]

She was the only destroyer built with in-turning screws, an unfortunate innovation that rendered her nearly uncontrollable in any harbour or riverine manoeuvring where one screw might have to be reversed. Lieutenant Lionel George Dawson was in command for just one week and had no difficulty getting into two docking accidents.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  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. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  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. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 397a.
  8. Dawson. Flotillas. pp. 99-103.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 314.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 314.
  11. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence The Times (London). Saturday, 14 June 1902. (36794), p. 9.
  13. Osburn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/460. f. 513.
  14. Myburgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/385. f. 246.
  15. Myburgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/385. f. 246.
  16. Myburgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/385. f. 246.
  17. Myburgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/385. f. 246.
  18. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  19. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 398.
  20. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  21. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  22. Stirling Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/157. f. 175.
  23. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, May 18, 1906; pg. 12; Issue 38023.
  24. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 398.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 397a.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 397a.
  27. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  28. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 208.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 397a.
  30. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399g.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399j.
  32. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 945.

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