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  • ...by<br>'''[[Hugh Schomberg Currey|Hugh S. Currey]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Actæon (Torpedo Training School)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Actæon'']]'''<br>11 Feb, 1921 &ndash; ...|Preceded by<br>'''?'''|'''[[Torpedo Division (Royal Navy)|Director of the Torpedo Division]]'''<br>6 Apr, 1922 &ndash; 15 Aug, 1924|Succeeded by<br>'''?'''}}
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  • Adams qualified as a Torpedo Lieutenant second-class on 24 March, 1880. [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at North Grove House School]]
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  • ...mpress the Admiralty in 1903 with his explanation for having not conducted torpedo practice while in command of a flotilla. ...t of Inquiry was convened, leading to the determination that Green and his officers had failed to provide sufficient training. Worse was to follow &ndash; in
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  • ..., led by {{UK-1Recruit}}. When ''Recruit'' fired a flare to signal a mock torpedo firing, she peeled off to starboard to clear the enemy ships, but ''Tiger'' In 1934, her bell was offered for sale to naval officers and others who might be interested, at the price of £5. Interested partie
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  • ...em and the weapons proved to have little effectiveness at the ranges where torpedo attack became deeply worrying. The ships had five submerged 18-in torpedo tubes:{{UKTorpM1909III|p. 265}}
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  • [[File:Grand Fleet Admirals 1916.jpg|thumb|right|512px|Grand Fleet flag officers at the fleet boxing championship, 3 August, 1916. Left to right: Commodore ...or flotillas were to leave Portland until further notice. Long leave for officers and for second watches was cancelled, and the reopening of schools was post
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  • October, a first in Gunnery in January, 1901, and a first in Torpedo in March. For attaining five first class certificates he was awarded a £1 ...June, 1903, when he was superseded, and returned to Britain to qualify in Torpedo duties.
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  • ...four Bastian Radiators were obtained for a temporary trial in warming the Officers' Cabins on the Upper Deck where radiators were not already present. Based * two 18-in torpedo tubes
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  • ...e axis of the tube 1 foot 5 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ...their fore bridge and control positions so that their captains and control officers could know the gun range. Additionally, the "Town" class cruisers were to
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  • ...xis of the tube 1 foot 5.25 inches above the deck.<ref>''Addenda (1911) to Torpedo Manual, Vol. III., 1909'', p. 155.</ref> ...their fore bridge and control positions so that their captains and control officers could know the gun range. Additionally, the "Town" class cruisers were to
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  • ...their fore bridge and control positions so that their captains and control officers could know the gun range. Additionally, the "Town" class cruisers were to ==Torpedo Control==
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  • The ships had their torpedo and gun outfits augmented during the course of the war.{{UKTHVol4Part34|pp. ...e their torpedo armament, and each broadside got a second double revolving torpedo mount aft, just forward of the aft 6-in gun. These would have the torpedoe
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  • ...K-Calliope}} may have been the testbed for a modification in which the aft torpedo control position's roof would be lowered so that a 12-foot {{RF}} could be ...their fore bridge and control positions so that their captains and control officers could know the gun range.{{ARTS1917|p. 230}}
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  • ==Torpedo Control== [[File:ARTS1917Plate76.jpg|thumb|300px|'''Torpedo Control Circuits'''{{ARTS1917|Plate 76}} ]]
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  • ...do tubes would use two impulse charges firing in a cascade to increase the torpedo discharge velocity and thus reduce the angle at which the torpedoes entered ...tlecruiser (likely an [[F.T. 24]]) was to be added specifically to augment torpedo control.{{ARTS1917|p. 199. (possibly pertinent: C.I.O. 481/17)}}
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  • Battle of Dogger Bank 24 Jan 1915: file entitled 'Officers and Men who distinguished themselves' 30 Jan-5 Mar 1915. [[Battle of Jutland]] 31 May 1916: folder entitled 'Ships taking part : officers and men' 7-11 Jun 1916.
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  • ...four Bastian Radiators were obtained for a temporary trial in warming the Officers' Cabins on the Upper Deck where radiators were not already present in {{UK- * Two 18-in torpedo tubes, above water
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  • ...d Ardent Officers.jpg|thumb|right|600px|Lieutenant Godfrey Mundy and other officers of {{UK-2Ardent}}, mid-1890s.<br><small>Photograph: ''Navy & Army Illustrat On 22 October he was appointed to ''Excellent'' for the short course in torpedo and gunnery, before being appointed to {{UK-1Dreadnought}} on 14 November,
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  • ...ed in. The rest to Goodwood and I to the Vernon where practically all the officers have already left for remobilisation. While I was on board came the warnin ...message from the Grand Fleet saying the Monarch had just been missed by a torpedo fired from a submarine. PL at one & in great agitation sent off an urgent
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  • ...ser ''Shannon''. Promoted to {{LieutRN}} in May, 1885, he specialised in Torpedo Duties. ...Taylor Dale|Dale]] at the time of the Kruger Telegram. He was one of the officers landed for service in the [[Benin Punitive Expedition]] under Rear-Admiral
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  • ...and on 15 August he was appointed to ''Abyssinia'' for the Indian defence torpedo boat. He was appointed to ''Magdala'' on 1 January, 1893 for the same duty ...isfactory inspection in October, 1902 that was "far from creditable to the officers & men." He remained in command in her until 14 October, 1904.<ref>Kemp Ser
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  • ...ef> In 1872 H.M.S. ''Vernon'' was selected to become the [[Royal Navy]]'s torpedo training school as a tender to ''Excellent''. ''Vernon'' was a fifty gun f ...core activities which were published in a series of [[Annual Report of the Torpedo School|annual reports]].
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  • ...his class who also had three firsts. The Admiralty decided that the five officers would be promoted according to seniority. Jellicoe, being the most junior, ...xcellent'' back in Portsmouth he obtained first classes in the gunnery and torpedo courses and on 16 May, 1884 he received a first class gunnery certificate.<
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  • ...osses incurred were nine armed merchant cruisers sunk at the cost of 1,165 officers and men.<ref>Osborne. ''Britain's Economic Blockade of Germany, 1914-1919' The officers who were second in command were generally given direct control of the Secon
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  • ...ree officers of Commanders or Lieutenants rank for gunnery work, three for torpedo work and a marines' officer for general duties.<br>On coming to London my w ...g before the [[Douglas Committee]] on the status of Engineering and Marine Officers in December, 1906, Jellicoe gave his views on discipline:
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  • ...hoisted his flag in command of the [[Home Fleet (Royal Navy)|Home Fleet]] Torpedo and Submarine Flotillas on 1 February, 1905.<ref>"Naval & Military Intellig [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at Eastman's Royal Naval Academy]]
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  • ...edo Boats Present at Spithead 26th June 1897 Together with an Index of the Officers Serving in Them, &c.'' p. 50.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Charles Ramsay Ar
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  • According to Dr. Nicholas Black, seventy-seven Royal Navy officers served in the division during the war.{{BlackNavalStaff|p. 21}} ...were tried, and a scheme to arm lifeboats for "Q" ships with hidden 14-in torpedo tubes was abandoned only after ten had been constructed in light of the rea
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  • In September 1887, Craigie was sent to {{UK-Vernon}} for a special full-pay Torpedo Course. [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at North Grove House School]]
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  • ...y attacked & Germans retired, "Conquest" & "Penelope" damaged by gunfire & torpedo but not very seriously. ...troyers shewed no initative as our ships were not attacked. Our losses in officers & men were of course heavy, Hood and Robert Arbuthnot amongst them. The B.
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  • ...for 22 weeks.<br><br>The refit and docking of the ships, and the leave to officers and men, will take place in the course of the time spent in Home waters.<re ===Fleet Torpedo Officer===
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  • ...ers as may be necessary.<ref>"Regulations and Instructions for the various Officers of the Civil Departments of the Navy." Docket dated 13 January, 1871, enti ...dvise the First Naval Lord on all questions connected with the Gunnery and Torpedo Training Establishments of the Navy.
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  • ...rs to ''The Times'' concerning the introduction of [[Royal Naval Reserve]] officers into the Royal Navy which the Admiralty found tactless in their tone.<ref>F He was appointed President of the Committee on Torpedo Boat Destroyers on 15 March, 1902 vice [[Harry Holdsworth Rawson|Rawson]].
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  • ...be responsible for :-<br>(a) Promotions and retirements.<br>(b) Appointing officers and men to the various Stations and making equitable transfers from Station ...three Assistant Paymasters, one Signal Boatswain, one Chief Petty Officer torpedo instructor, five Chief or First Writers, one First Writer, and one lithogra
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  • ...until May 1896. On 9 May, the German government thanked Hamilton and the officers and men of ''Grafton'' for their service in assisting the shipwrecked crew ...tead, he took a Signal Course in November, 1905, followed by a Gunnery and Torpedo Course and finally completed a War Course on 25 January, 1907.<ref>Hamilton
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  • ...p. 7854.] 31 December, 1897.</ref> He was re-appointed in command of the torpedo cruiser [[H.M.S. Brisk (1886)|''Brisk'']] on 1 January, 1898.<ref>"Naval & [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at Eastman's Royal Naval Academy]]
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  • ...903 whereby the [[Royal Navy]] consolidated initial entry and training for officers of the [[Military Branch (Royal Navy)|Military Branch]], [[Engineer Branch ...of {{LieutRN}}. As Lieutenants they could then specialise in gunnery (G), torpedo (T) and navigating (N) duties as normal (and eventually signalling (S) duti
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  • Before going into action, I had informed officers that one round per gun per control positions and anti-torpedo-craft guns should be protected by thin
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  • Torpedo qualification certificate. List of grades for the final examiniation of the Torpedo Lieutenant's qualification.
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  • ...appointed to the [[H.M.S. Actæon (Torpedo Training School)|''Actæon'']], torpedo training ship at Sheerness, on 13 August, 1907,{{NLOct08|p. 272}} and assum ...a senior officers' gunnery course, and on 28 February was appointed for a torpedo course.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and No
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  • ...Renouf]] of {{UK-Conqueror}} first described in the ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1917''.{{ARTS1917|pp. 201-206, also Plates thereat}} ...n a circle drawn about S whose radius (OS) equals the maximum range of the torpedo at the given speed setting.
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  • ...continue to do so in average weather across any extent of ocean. The fast torpedo-boat catcher of to-day, with a speed of 26 to 27 knots, can outstrip any ot At the same time the invention of the locomotive torpedo by Mr. Whitehead, has rendered small vessels capable of inflicting serious,
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  • ...Director Pattern 2391a]] converted to a T.D.S. Mark III.<ref>''Handbook of Torpedo Control, 1916'', p. 26, Plate 14.</ref><br>Note that the deflection ring B ...400px| '''Modified Rings for T.D.S. Mark III'''<ref>''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918'', Plate 109.</ref><br>Handles added to alter setting shown in
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  • ...these were screens of tinted or smoked glass and lights, as used in the [[Torpedo Attack Table]].
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  • ...nery Division (Royal Navy)|Gunnery]] and a [[Torpedo Division (Royal Navy)|Torpedo Division]] in 1920. ...charge of a new Division of the Naval Staff to be known as the Gunnery and Torpedo Division (G.T.D.) He will carry out his duties directly under the the Chie
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  • ...of his duty to ascertain that the instructions issued for guidance of the Officers under him are duly observed. The Superintendent of Ordnance Stores is subo ...ly responsible to the Board on all matters connected with the Ordnance and Torpedo material of the Fleet.
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  • ...specialised, becoming Gunnery, and later Torpedo, Navigating, and Signals officers. From 1863 to 1914 a Lieutenant ranked above a [[Sub-Lieutenant (Royal Nav ...abolition of the Navigating Branch and its replacement of Military Branch officers, in 1879 the number of Lieutenants for Executive Duties was increased to 80
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  • ...Clifton Brown|F. C. Brown]] as Gunnery Officer, Lieutenant W. J. B. Law as Torpedo Officer, Lieutenants F. Payne-Galloway, R. S. J. Wigram, and Hugh B. Mullen
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  • ...rsonnel).<br>Complement Committee questions.<br>Monthly Mobilising List of Officers.<br>Preparation for Peace Man&oelig;uvres (as regards subjects dealt with b ...Stores.<br>Auxiliary requirements at Home Ports.<br>Questions relating to Torpedo Craft and Submarines, Mine-sweeping and Minelaying, War College, Signal Boo
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  • ...immediate vicinity of a magazine. There is also the belief, held by many officers, that the turret magazines are placed under the shell rooms and next to the ...ice-Admiral's letter). I feel greater confidence in the opinions of Naval Officers who know all the interests involved and are not slow to recommend any defin
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