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  • ...ensively on the details of this class in their 1903 ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School''.{{ARTS1903|pp. 86-91}} ...ns, messes, and the forty five 12-in desk fans and eight 16-in fans in the officers' quarters. There were 1,100 lighting fixtures in all, 730 of them on the b
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  • ...rovided [[Voicepipe]]s, possibly with one for gun control and a second for torpedo control.{{HFCI1914|p. 67}} ...ng]]s positioned at each gun, with six Navyphones being provided for group officers.
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  • ...on of your hoisting your pennant on board the Queen Mary I offer you, your officers, and men my hearty good wishes for a happy and prosperous commission.<ref>" ..."cinematograph" for the benefit of the crew. For the benefit of the petty officers a laundry was installed.<ref>James. ''The Eyes of the Navy''. pp. 14-17.<
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  • ...fficers. The War Staff is to be the means of preparing and training those officers who arrive, or are likely to arrive, by the excellence of their sea service ...henever convenient consult the Directors of the various Divisions or other officers if necessary. This direction is essential to prevent that group of evils wh
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  • ...ring aboard ''Maryland'' to help serve her antiaircraft batteries. Twenty officers and 395 enlisted men were either killed or missing, 32 others wounded, and
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  • ...e five destroyers that comprised the First Division of the Asiatic Fleet's Torpedo Flotilla.{{USOfficerReg1917|p. 310}} ...Twenty of his crew perished with him, including all but one of the ship's officers.{{FeuerUSNWW1|p. 23}} One of the numerous new [[Clemson Class Destroyer (1
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  • In 1905 Chandler wrote an "extensive defense" of the amalgamation of line officers and engineers for the ''U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings''.<ref>Chandler. ...tsRow|Preceded by<br>'''?'''|'''[[First Torpedo Flotilla|In Command, First Torpedo Flotilla]]'''<br>19 Jul, 1901{{USOfficerReg1904|p. 28}} &ndash; 1904{{USOff
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  • |type=torpedo boat |chain=Torpedo Boats
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  • He was appointed to {{UK-Vernon}} on 9 September, 1883 to qualify as a torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJul84|p. 250}} He emerged with a first-class certificate in ...e'' and ''Diamond'', out of a complement of 780 men ''Formidable'' lost 35 officers and 512 men dead, including Captain [[Arthur Noel Loxley|Arthur N. Loxley]]
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  • [[File:HandbookTorpedoControl1916Plate41.jpg|thumb|400px| '''Torpedo Sight Corrector'''{{HTC1916|Plate 41}}]] ...ate the effect of [[Torpedo Director|director]] errors for men using the [[Torpedo Attack Trainer]].{{ARTS1916|p. 34. (A.L. G. 6788/16)}}
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  • ...Torpedo Attack Table''' was a [[Torpedo Control]] teaching aid to practice torpedo attacks. [[File:ARTS1915Plate9.jpg|thumb|200px| '''Torpedo Attack Trainer'''{{ARTS1915|Plate 9}}<br>Early design sketch ]]
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  • ...N. (25 January, 1841 &ndash; 10 July, 1920) was one of the most celebrated officers in the history of the [[Royal Navy]]. He was actively involved in the serv He became a gunnery expert, founded the Navy's torpedo branch and upon joining the [[Board of Admiralty]] started a twenty-year pe
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  • ...> At the end of the year he went through the Lieutenants' short course of Torpedo on half pay, and on 1 January, 1885, commissioned as Commander (Second-in-C ...Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/39.}} f. 167.</ref> One of his commanding officers, Captain (later Admiral Sir) [[Walter Henry Cowan, First Baronet|Walter H.
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  • ...."<ref>Wester Wemyss. p. 33.</ref> On 12 October he was appointed to the torpedo depôt ship [[H.M.S. Hecla (1878)|''Hecla'']] in the Mediterranean. He wa ..., a family friend. On 6 May, 1892, he received his first command, that of Torpedo Boat 21, which was commissioned for training purposes.<ref>{{TNA|ADM 196/42
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  • ...went to Woolwich Arsenal, London, for a seven day course of instruction in torpedo apparatus. Jackson had a strong interest in the scientific aspects of his ...ineteenth century and was the world's first effective self-propelled naval torpedo, developed by an English engineer, [[Whitehead & Company|Robert Whitehead]]
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  • ...than colleagues, which according to Dr. C. I. Hamilton "annoyed many naval officers."<ref>Hamilton. p. 153.</ref> ...pleases according to his discretion, & in the case of the appointments of Officers to Superior Commands he often consults the 2<sup>nd</sup> as well as the 1<
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  • ...aptRN}} [[Arthur William Moore|Arthur W. Moore]], with a complement of 699 officers and men.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and N ===Torpedo Control===
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  • The office of '''Surveyor of the Navy''' had been one of the five Principal Officers of the Civil Departments of the Navy. By Order in Council of 23 January, 18 | Appointment of Medical Officers.
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  • 6.50p Officers and men in 4 separate locations aboard Revenge feel a shock as if the ship ..."Ship gave two very distinct shudders, which were at first thought to be a torpedo. This was afterwards ascertained to be incorrect." Her captain's report ca
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  • |{{US-Alarm|f=p}}||torpedo ram||13 Nov, 1873|| 28 Feb, 1898 ==Engineer Officers==
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  • ...rose to become the head of the torpedo-arm which he re-organised into the torpedo inspectorate. ...n monarchy he had to go into hiding, such was the hatred displayed against officers in Berlin. He withdrew to a friend's house in the German countryside to wr
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  • ...rse in Gunnery, in which he obtained First Class marks, and a Second Class Torpedo certificate. He was appointed to the corvette {{UK-2Diamond}} on the [[Aust ...his return was appointed to ''Excellent'' for Short Courses in Gunnery and Torpedo, obtaining First Classes in both. On 17 July he was appointed to the cruise
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  • ...l advise the First Sea Lord on all matters affecting the general system of torpedo exercises of the Fleet and all military questions connected therewith. ..., when required by the Second Sea Lord, advise on questions connected with torpedo training.
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  • ...nt two years in the [[H.M.S. Vernon (Torpedo Training School)|''Vernon'']] torpedo school with an additional six months as staff officer of that establishment In 1892 he was appointed Torpedo Lieutenant of the ''Royal Sovereign'', Flagship of the Channel Squadron, an
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  • ...{{LieutRN}} [[Cecil Stanley Sandford|Cecil S. Sandford]], ''Invincible'''s Torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJan15|p. 338}} They were rescued by the {{UK-Badger|f=t}}. [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at Stubbington House School]]
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  • ...2? 1883?) until May 1885, spending his last month commanding second-class torpedo boats.<ref>Service chits in Bethell I/1/3 at Liddell Hart Centre for Milita ...War Staff in London. We do not want unnecessarily to widen the circle of officers who are privy to Admiralty secrets. Sir A. Bethell knows everything and ca
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  • ...B, p. 6.</ref> He was appointed to {{UK-Vernon}} on 11 January, 1884 as a torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJul84|p. 249}} ...ton was appointed in command of the torpedo school ship [[H.M.S. Defiance (Torpedo Training School)|''Defiance'']] at Devonport on 1 November, 1897.<ref>"Nava
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  • ...he [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]]. Having specialised as a torpedo officer, he was employed intermittently at the [[Admiralty]] between period ...d was given another survey six weeks later and found fit on 2 April. As a torpedo officer he served in several battleships, including two years in the {{UK-M
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  • .../99. f. 55.</ref> From 2 February to 13 March, 1914, he took Gunnery and Torpedo Courses.<ref>Allenby Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7601988}} f. 47.</
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  • ...ed to the steam frigate ''Inconstant'', on 24 August, 1880. May served as Torpedo Lieutenant. Two weeks later ''Inconstant'' became flagship of a Detached S ...d Baronet|Arthur Wilson]] of ''Vernon'' in evaluating a new Fiume Mark III torpedo against the service's R.L. torpedoes Marks I and II, carrying out these tes
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  • ...taff of the ''Vernon'' was appointed in 1899 to the {{UK-Jupiter|f=t}} for torpedo duties. ...his subject under the title "The Evolution of the Submarine Boat, Mine and Torpedo".
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  • ...mander, Kerr obtained his first seagoing command experience in a series of torpedo boat destroyer appointments, the first being {{UK-Bittern}}, dated 19 April ...Marine, Churchill described Kerr as "one of the most gifted and brilliant officers in our service, of whom we fully expect in the future that he will rise at
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  • ...,{{NLJul78|p. 249}} a hulk in Portsmouth harbour recently established as a torpedo school. For the next three years Wilson devoted his great talent and energ
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  • ...This design also was very adversely criticised by Reed, and by many naval officers, and others. The defence was again left largely to White; the Admiralty eve ...ge armoured cruisers were built to White's designs. Many smaller cruisers, torpedo boat destroyers, and miscellaneous vessels, were designed by White and buil
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  • ...he was appointed to ''Excellent'' for a short course in gunnery, and for a torpedo course in ''Vernon'' from 15 March to 27 April. He was appointed to ''Ruby ...an's supersession was a great shock, and aroused surprise among many naval officers, his successor included.<ref>"I hope never to live again through such a tim
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  • ...attleship (1900), over 300 pages in length, became notorious. Nevertheless officers with distinguished careers ahead of them, such as [[Alfred Ernle Montacute ...officers. All ratings dress had to be correct to the smallest detail and officers had to wear stiff-fronted shirts and cuffs which we found to be an annoying
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  • ...tguard ships for an annual cruise "to carry out evolutions and gunnery and torpedo exercises in company." The [[Senior Naval Lord]], [[Walter Talbot Kerr|Lor ...|Cruiser Squadron]], the Coastguard ships, and the [[Inspecting Captain of Torpedo Boat Destroyers]].<ref>Admiralty letter M.0375 of 30 July, 1902. The Natio
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  • ...College with a Third Class pass, and in May obtained a Third Class pass in Torpedo work and a Second Class pass in Gunnery work in August. ...was noted to be "very attentive, but sick ⅓ of the term."<ref>Record of Officers attending the Royal Naval War College. The National Archives. ADM 203/99.
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  • ...)|''Sultan'']] on 10 January, 1884, having attained second class passes in torpedo, gunnery and a first class pass in pilotage.<ref name=Record105/> ...ointed to ''Sultan''. On 26 September, 1885 his application to qualify in torpedo duties was duly noted. He had been expecting to be appointed Flag-Lieutena
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  • ...invented the appurtenance that became known as "[[Longmore's Disc]]" for [[Torpedo Director]]s.{{FC}} ...rt of Enquiry into "attempted looting at Ypres by certain R.N. Air Service Officers" led to him incurring Their Lordships' displeasure. He was reverted to sea
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  • ...s was the defence of the fleet at anchor in Berehaven against an attack by torpedo-boats. On 19 December, 1885 he was nominated a G.C.B., with especial refere ...xercising Squadrons," the notes of which were printed for the use of naval officers. During his later years he wrote occasionally in ''The Times'' and the mont
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  • At 1900 on 6 August, 1898, a party of officers and men under Ensign K. M. Bennett left the ship to reoccupy the lighthouse ...y snow squall, doing not only considerable damage to Amphitrite but to the torpedo nets at the Narrows as well.
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  • ...eliminary DNM to enquire & prepare statement as to extent to which 129,000 Officers & Men could man existing fleet. ...DNI or DNM would be always present & that one of the three wireless expert officers[,] Captain Nicholson, Lieut [Arthur E.] Silvertop or Lieut Slee should also
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  • ...igned topic to explore the impact of the introduction on the ram, mine and torpedo on various aspects of naval training and operations. His work won the Gold ...appointment as Commander-in-Chief ceased.<ref>"Squadrons and Senior Naval Officers in Existence on 11<sup><u>th</u></sup> November, 1918, and Which Have Now C
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  • ...obtaining first classes in College (Parts I and II), Gunnery, Pilotage and Torpedo. For this achievement he received a £10 prize, and was retrospectively pro He qualified 13th out of 21 officers.
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  • ..., convened to determine new directions for torpedoes and [[Torpedo Control|torpedo control]]. ==Best Means of Setting Torpedo Directors==
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  • ...ong Senior Officers' Signal Course, and thence for a series of Gunnery and Torpedo courses.<ref>ADM 196/42. f. 135.</ref>
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  • ...ber, 1875.</ref> In May, 1877, after a short period in the ''Vernon'' for torpedo instruction, he was appointed executive officer of the ''Thunderer'', Chann ...n one occasion Jacky had arranged some night operations for destroyers and torpedo boats, and Lord Charles arranged to go to sea on board one of the destroyer
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  • | bgcolor="#f5faff"|1st Torpedo Officer | bgcolor="#f5faff"|2nd Torpedo Officer
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  • ...and consequently, I am not specially mentioning the services of particular Officers and Men. The attached Notes on the Action by the following Officers are forwarded as they are of interest, not only in describing events, but a
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