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<div name=fredbot:career>{{ShipCareer|fullname=H.M. T.B. 56 (1885)|fatedate=17 May, 1906{{Conways1906|p. 18}}
 
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|name=T.B. 56
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|launch=1 October, 1886{{LyonWinfieldSteamList|p. 310.  The date is listed as uncertain}}
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|fg=white|bg=crimson}}</div name=fredbot:career>'''H.M. T.B. 56''' was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the [[125 Footer Class Torpedo Boat (1885)|125 Footer class]].
 
|fg=white|bg=crimson}}</div name=fredbot:career>'''H.M. T.B. 56''' was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the [[125 Footer Class Torpedo Boat (1885)|125 Footer class]].
 
{{TB0|56}}
 
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
In 1895, she was one of ten first-class T.B.s stationed in Malta.{{ARTS1895|p. 62}}
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In 1895, she was one of ten first-class torpedo boats stationed in Malta.{{ARTS1895|p. 62}}
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She foundered off Damietta while under tow of the cruiser {{UK-Arrogant}} on 17 May, 1906.{{Conways1906|pp. 18-19}}{{LyonWinfieldSteamList|p. 310}}
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Lieutenant [[Lionel Arthur Hurst Maitland-Addison|Maitland-Addison]] lost twelve months' seniority and was severely reprimanded and dismissed the ship in the ensuing Court Martial.  Gunner [[Henry Pudifoot]] was also severely reprimanded and dismissed the ship.<ref>''The Guardian'', 31 May 1906.p. 7.</ref>
  
 
==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. T.B. 56">{{TenureListBegin|Captain of {{UK-TB56|f=p}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LieutRN}}|name=Ernest Leigh Austen|nick=Ernest L. Austen|appt=7 July, 1887<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 2 July, 1887.  Issue '''32114''', col C, p. 12.</ref>|note=lent for manoeuvres}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Ernest Leigh Austen|nick=Ernest L. Austen|appt=7 July, 1887<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 2 July, 1887.  Issue '''32114''', col C, p. 12.</ref>|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1887]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Edward Henry Fitzhardinge Heaton-Ellis|nick=Edward H. F. Heaton-Ellis|appt=13 March, 1894<ref>Heaton-Ellis Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}} f. 20/38.</ref>|note=temporary}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Lionel Arthur Hurst Maitland-Addison|nick=Lionel A H. Maitland-Addison|appt=|end=17 May, 1906{{HepperLosses|p. 19}}|succBy=Vessel Lost|note=ship lost under his command}}
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 17:47, 22 August 2019

H.M. T.B. 56 (1885)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 30 April/1 May, 1885[2]
Launched: 1 October, 1886[3]
Sunk: 17 May, 1906[4]
H.M. T.B. 56 was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the 125 Footer class.

Service

In 1895, she was one of ten first-class torpedo boats stationed in Malta.[5]

She foundered off Damietta while under tow of the cruiser Arrogant on 17 May, 1906.[6][7]

Lieutenant Maitland-Addison lost twelve months' seniority and was severely reprimanded and dismissed the ship in the ensuing Court Martial. Gunner Henry Pudifoot was also severely reprimanded and dismissed the ship.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 102.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310. The date is listed as uncertain.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 18.
  5. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. pp. 18-19.
  7. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  8. The Guardian, 31 May 1906.p. 7.
  9. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  10. Heaton-Ellis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 20/38.
  11. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 19.

Bibliography


125 Footer Class First-class Torpedo Boat
Prototype
  T.B. 25  
Thornycroft Boats
T.B. 26 T.B. 27 T.B. 28 T.B. 29 T.B. 41
T.B. 42 T.B. 43 T.B. 44 T.B. 45 T.B. 46
T.B. 47 T.B. 48 T.B. 49 T.B. 50 T.B. 51
T.B. 52 T.B. 53 T.B. 54 T.B. 55 T.B. 56
  T.B. 57 T.B. 58 T.B. 59 T.B. 60  
Yarrow Boats
T.B. 30 T.B. 31 T.B. 32 T.B. 33 T.B. 61
T.B. 62 T.B. 63 T.B. 64 T.B. 65 T.B. 66
T.B. 67 T.B. 68 T.B. 69 T.B. 70 T.B. 71
T.B. 72 T.B. 73 T.B. 74 T.B. 75 T.B. 76
  T.B. 77 T.B. 78  
White Boats
T.B. 34 T.B. 35 T.B. 36 T.B. 37 T.B. 38
Yarrow Special
  T.B. 79  
<– H.M. T.B. 81 Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>
<– H.M. T.B. 81 First-class Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>