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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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  • * Commander (T) [[Evan Campbell Bunbury|Evan C. Bunbury]] was the torpedo officer, located in the Conning Tower on the Mess Decks. 21. The conduct of the officers and ship's company was in every detail magnificent.
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  • * Torpedo officer: Lt. Comr. [[Walter Neville Lapage|W. N. Lapage]] * Turret Officers:
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  • ...h, 1885, was appointed its Chairman. He was lent as acting Captain of the torpedo tender ''Hecla'' for service in the Particular Service Squadron on 2 June o ...to think it necessary in the first place to break the spirit of the young officers, and we found that once he had subdued us to his particular form of discipl
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  • On 4 July, 1888, he was appointed to the torpedo gunboat ''Spider'' for the annual man&oelig;uvres, and paid off on 28 Augus ...uld remain in ''Vernon'' until 24 August, 1893. He attained a first class torpedo certificate at the Royal Naval College in July, 1892, and obtained a first
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  • ...Earl Jellicoe|John Jellicoe]] as Gunnery Lieutenant and [[Lewis Bayly]] as Torpedo Lieutenant. Bayly recalled that Bridge was "a very strict skipper... a gre ...e useless even for training stokers, and should be got rid of at once, the officers and men now wasting their time in looking after them being employed elsewhe
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  • ...g Officer was to be informed as well as the Captain. As one of the senior officers, the Navigating Officer was entitled to have a separate cabin aboard ship. ...for the instruction of [[Midshipman (Royal Navy)|Midshipmen]]. For other officers being trained a Navigating Officer received 5''l'' per annum for each offic
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  • ...entlemen, in venturing to address you upon this subject of defence against torpedo craft, I would desire at the outset to call your attention to the general o ...d openings in them. The eastern entrance had two openings, there being one torpedo-boat one inshore protected by the forts that fell into the hands of the Jap
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  • ...f Enquiry held on 1st June at Sheerness to investigate causes of loss of a torpedo."<ref>Chatterton Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/88.|}} f. 98.</ref> By the ...Admiral Tupper noted that the "unpleasantness" between Chatterton and his officers had not adversely impacted the ship's standing as an efficient ship that pa
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  • ...kyard certified to this fact, and his evidence is confirmed by that of the officers of the ''Victoria''. Moreover, the men who closed, or attempted to close, t ...; and Captain [[Gerard Henry Uctred Noel|Noel]], of the {{UK-Nile}}. These officers are in substantial agreement, and their evidence is supported by that of ot
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  • ...00.] 7 July, 1905.</ref> He hoisted his flag as Rear-Admiral Commanding, Torpedo Boat and Submarine Craft Flotillas in Commission and Reserve, in the protec [[Category:Senior Officers, Newfoundland Fisheries]]
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  • ...licoe, First Earl Jellicoe|John Jellicoe]]. One of the three Senior Staff Officers was [[Percy Moreton Scott, First Baronet|Percy Scott]], and the Captain was ...M.S. Vernon (Torpedo Training School)|''Vernon'']] on 17 March, 1906 for a Torpedo Course. On 1 February, 1907 he hoisted his broad pennant in [[H.M.S. Hyaci
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  • ...ging torpedo net defence, sailing races and occasional target practice and torpedo firings. At his first annual rifle practice Dreyer was recognised as a pot ...he received a First Class in Gunnery with 543 and in May a First Class in Torpedo with 184 marks.<ref>ADM 196/44. f. 353.</ref> On 27 May 1898, Dreyer was
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  • ...ters like a thoroughbred, drags with her cruisers and her two squadrons of torpedo boats to the adventure in which some one must die. ...s over the blue water like a gleaming boa constrictor. Alongside of us our torpedo-boat destroyers have drawn together and are ploughing up clouds of foam tha
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  • her guns and fired a torpedo from her submarine tube and opened fire on the "Alcantara." The torpedo
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  • ...he northern area is also favourable to a concentration of our cruisers and torpedo craft with the Battle Fleet; such concentration on the part of the enemy be ...result would be absolutely repugnant to the feelings of all British naval officers and men, but with new and untried methods of warfare new tactics must be de
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  • It is thought that this was caused by a torpedo fired from the {{UK-NewZealand}} at 1 p.m., which appeared to have been the ...ncussion of our own guns. Electric torches would have been most useful to officers whotse duty took them along this deck.
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  • ...of Jellicoe, principally with the Admiralty, and (ff. 61-124) memoranda on torpedo attack and defence, 1916. ...ors made in Jutland Battle', by Jellicoe, on the conduct of British senior officers; 1932. Two copies, with MS. notes, 1936.
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  • ...possible in my Battle Orders. The "turn away" of the enemy under cover of torpedo boat destroyer attacks is a move most difficult to counter, but which has b ...y facilitated by the close cooperation and support afforded me by the flag officers.
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  • ==Officers== | Observed {{UK-Marlborough}} struck by torpedo or mine on the starboard side. A few minutes after, the periscope of a sub
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  • .... On arrival at Aden along the way, Jerram recorded, "I and the two other officers were unable to walk or even to wear socks for nearly three weeks, as we had
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