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  • the sides. For many years this remained the accepted type of Admiralty cruiser, culminating in 1894 (after White had become director of naval construction 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 ...ed Rear-Admiral Commanding the [[Fifth Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|Fifth Cruiser Squadron]] on 5 April, 1907, thus beginning an association with the Home Fl
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  • ...6, in which he led most of his [[First Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|First Cruiser Squadron]] to destruction against the German [[High Sea Fleet]]. Arbuthnot ...ny thought was carried to seemingly grotesque lengths. When commander in a cruiser on the South American station he had midshipmen as part of a seven-point da
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  • ...d the same eight pre-dreadnoughts as in December, 1912, now supported by a cruiser.{{DittColl|p. 15}} It had no light cruiser attached.
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  • ...{{UK-Russell}} from the newly-disbanded {{UK-BS|6}}, and also a new small cruiser.{{SMNLApr15|p. 10}} ===Squadron Torpedo Officer===
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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. ...Rear-Admiral Commanding the [[Fourth Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|Fourth Cruiser, or Training Squadron]] in succession to Rear-Admiral [[Edward Eden Bradfor
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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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  • The composition remains as in December, 1913. A scout cruiser is attached, though it may have been, previously.{{AWO1914|109 of 10 July, ===Squadron Torpedo Officer===
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  • ...from 28 Feb - 9 March, when the Second Division of the Home Fleet & Second Cruiser Squadron were on the way to Vigo. During the time the system for reporting ...troyer Flotillas should be instructed to prepare revised rules for putting Torpedo craft out of action, especially when flotillas are operating against each o
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  • ...e of the Falkland Islands]] in 1914, where his squadron destroyed a German cruiser force in South American waters, thus avenging the British defeat at [[Battl ...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
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  • ===Torpedo Control=== {{Footer Dresden Class Cruiser (1907)}}
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  • ...pointed to the cruiser {{UK-1Crescent}}. He was then given command of the torpedo boat destroyer {{UK-1Decoy}} in the [[Devonport Flotilla]]. On 21 March, 1902 he was appointed First Lieutenant of the cruiser {{UK-Amphitrite}}. On 3 April he was transferred to the battleship {{UK-Ve
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  • Senior Officers' Signal Course, and thence for a series of Gunnery and Torpedo courses.<ref>ADM 196/42. f. 135.</ref> Yelverton was appointed in command of the cruiser {{UK-1Suffolk}} on 19 August, 1914.{{NLOct15|p. 398''d-k''}}
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  • ===Torpedo Control=== {{Footer Magdeburg Class Cruiser (1911)}}
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  • ==Torpedo Control== {{Footer Zenta Class Cruiser (1897)}}
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  • |{{UK-1Surprise|f=p}}||third class protected cruiser||17 Jan, 1885||Sold 1919 |{{UK-Alacrity|f=p}}||third class protected cruiser||28 Feb, 1885||Sold 1913
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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 ...0 tons weight, and over three days arranged to successfully tow the French cruiser into deep water, assisted by a small Turkish warship.<ref>''Navy & Army Ill
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  • They were similar to the earlier [[Magdeburg Class Cruiser (1911)|''Magdeburg'' class]] in armour and distinctively German 10.5-cm arm ===Torpedo Control===
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  • | bgcolor="#f5faff"|1st Torpedo Officer | bgcolor="#f5faff"|2nd Torpedo Officer
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  • ...yly|Bayly]] ceased to be the responsibility of the Rear-Admiral Commanding Torpedo Boats, [[Robert Archibald James Montgomerie|Robert A. J. Montgomerie]], who ...ut there are now eight battleships rather than six, and there is one fewer cruiser.{{NLOct04|pp. 267, 269}}
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  • ...-westward, rapidly cleared the battleline, disclosing a German 3-funnelled cruiser somewhat like the ''Kolberg'' Class, but with larger funnels; she was appar 6.23 p.m.—Opened fire with the Turrets on the 3-funnelled cruiser. Bearing about 80 green. Range, 11,000. Fall of shot very easy to observe
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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. ...{{UK-Warrior}} now crossed ''Lion's'' bow and were engaging a light German cruiser, who was seriously injured by them. This caused ''Lion'' to cease fire and
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  • * Torpedo officer: Lt. Comr. [[Walter Neville Lapage|W. N. Lapage]] ...of the usual weekly cruises towards the Fisher Banks. The [[Third Battle Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|3rd B.C.S.]] had gone up to Scapa Flow for target pra
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  • ...e Cruiser Fleet]], and at 3.55 a signal was made by senior officer, Battle-cruiser Fleet, that he was engaging the enemy. At 4 <small>P.M.</small> senior officer, 2nd Light-cruiser Squadron, reported enemy battle-fleet in sight steering east, and at 5 <sma
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  • ...ed by witnesses about 1,000 yards on the starboard beam. No track of this torpedo was observed, though looked for by several observers immediately after the At 7.10 p.m. fired a torpedo at a disabled German ship with three funnels. This may have been the same
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  • ...d then that the enemy's Battle Fleet were coming North and that the Battle cruiser fleet and [[Fifth Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|5th Battle squadron]] were e ...readnought (1906)|''Dreadnought'']], with the Attached cruisers, 4th Light Cruiser squadron and Destroyers were steaming S.E. by S. at full speed, a nominal 2
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  • ...eed 18 knots. Observed British [[Battle Cruiser Fleet (Royal Navy)|Battle Cruiser Fleet]] of 4 ships in line ahead, engaged with enemy battle cruisers; latte ...very indistinct. (No ranges being obtainable.) Also on a four funnelled cruiser between the lines, apparently damaged and stopped.
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  • ...oelig;uvres, and paid off on 28 August. He was appointed to the protected cruiser ''Amphion'' on the [[Pacific Station (Royal Navy)|Pacific Station]] on 21 D ...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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  • ===Torpedo Control=== {{Footer Graudenz Class Cruiser (1913)}}
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  • He specialised in torpedoes, and as Lieutenant he served from 1892 in the cruiser {{UK-Orlando}} in Australian waters, and in the {{UK-1Centurion}} and [[H.M ...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
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  • ...and Submarine Craft Flotillas in Commission and Reserve, in the protected cruiser [[H.M.S. Sapphire (1904)|''Sapphire'']] on 1 January, 1907, replacing Rear- [[Category:Rear-Admirals Commanding, Torpedo Boat and Submarine Craft Flotillas (Royal Navy)]]
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  • ...dron. He succeeded to his father's baronetcy in 1901. After command of a cruiser squadron he was given command of the [[Second Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)| ...May, 1899.</ref> and on 11 July he was appointed to command the protected cruiser [[H.M.S. Brilliant (1891)|''Brilliant'']] for the annual manœuvres.<ref na
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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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  • '''Life on a French Cruiser in War Time''' by René Milan, translated from the ''Les Vagabonds de la Gu ...ters like a thoroughbred, drags with her cruisers and her two squadrons of torpedo boats to the adventure in which some one must die.
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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 that the latter may be manœuvred into any desired position behind the cruiser screen. This is a strong additional reason for fighting in the northern ar
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  • Shortly before noon, the Light Cruiser Squadron were observed to be firing; it was then about eight miles away, sl As the light cruiser's antagonist was obviously beaten-her upper deck a mass of wreckage and onl
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  • ...val document, 1914, recovered by the Russians from the wreck of the German cruiser 'Magdeburg', with MS. notes. See Sir Winston Churchill, ''The World Crisis, ...of Jellicoe, principally with the Admiralty, and (ff. 61-124) memoranda on torpedo attack and defence, 1916.
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  • :Available vessels. Battle-cruiser Fleet, Fifth Battle Squadron and T.B.D.s including Harwich T.B.D.s proceed :Third Battle Cruiser Squadron, "Chester" and "Canterbury" will leave with me. I will send them o
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  • The two [[Armoured Cruiser|armoured cruisers]] of the '''''Prinz Adalbert'' class''' were completed in ===Torpedo Control===
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  • ...o left. Shortly after this, the {{UK-BS|5}} was seen following our Battle Cruiser Squadron and firing at the enemy, but the flashes of these enemy ships' gun | Opened fire on enemy Battle Cruiser; range, 10,000 yards. Target could just be made out, but her number in the
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  • 3.50 p.m. at the time when the engagement commenced between the battle cruiser fleets. ...oncentration signal 2P being received, fire was shifted to the rear battle cruiser; range, 19,500; she was straddled several times, turned away, and eventuall
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  • ...}} Having qualified as torpedo lieutenant he served for three years in the cruiser {{UK-Imperieuse}}, flagship of the China station. ...n the cruiser {{UK-Blake}}, flagship of the North America station, and the torpedo depot-ship {{UK-Vulcan}}. He was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 1 J
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  • At 4.40 p.m., after receiving the report from the 2nd Cruiser Squadron that the enemy's Battle Fleet was in sight, Beatty made a general ...quadron, one of which (fired before 7 p.m.) hit the ''Marlborough''. This torpedo did not therefore come from the destroyer attack at 7.20 p.m. But a refere
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  • He was appointed Commanding Officer of [[H.M.S. Vernon (Torpedo Training School)|H.M.S. ''Vernon'']] on 15 September, 1914. {{NLDec14|p. 38<br>'''[[Cole Cortlandt Fowler|Cole C. Fowler]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Defiance (Torpedo Training School)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Defiance'']]'''<br>31 Aug, 1907{{NLOct
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  • At 6 P.M. the Torpedo Lieut. fired a 12,000 yard torpedo at the enemy's Battle Squadron, then on our starboard quarter. ...once more appeared in sight and we opened fire. At 8.8 we passed an enemy cruiser [7] with either 3 or 4 funnels and 2 masts, very heavily hit and in a sinki
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  • ===Torpedo Control=== {{Footer Pillau Class Cruiser (1914)}}
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  • ...erm from ''Britannia'' was embarked for an extended training cruise in the cruiser ''Isis''.<ref>Pack. ''Britannia at Dartmouth''. p. 161.</ref> When the ...subsequently borne. In 1910 she was replaced by the third-class protected cruiser [[H.M.S. Pomone (1897)|''Pomone'']].<ref>Davies; Grove. ''The Royal Naval
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  • As you know, I was on the cruiser ''Cressy'' on September 22, 1914, when in company with the cruisers ''Abouk [213] While doing this the ''Hogue'' was hit by a torpedo from a German submarine and very quickly settled down. Indeed, no sooner wa
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  • In late 1915, a Gunnery and Torpedo Order noted a lack of stiffness in the F.T. 24 due to its weight being grea The ''Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918'' mentions this pedestal mounting as the model in the T.C.T.s
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