H.M.S. Esk (1877)

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H.M.S. Esk (1877)
Builder: Palmer Shipbuilding and Iron Company, Jarrow[1]
Launched: 28 Apr, 1877[Citation needed]
Sold: 1903[2]
H.M.S. Esk was one of twelve Medina Class flatiron gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In mid-1884, Esk was at Hong Kong, with Gunner William Sledge appointed to her, though he was borne in Template:UK-VictorEmanuel and was not noted as being "in Command".

Re-commissioned at Ichang on 30 January, 1898.[3]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 249.
  4. Rooper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/363. f. ?.
  5. Rooper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/363. f. ?.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 209.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 218.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 222.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 249.
  10. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 253.
  12. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.
  13. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 253.

Bibliography


Medina Class Flatiron Gunboat
Medina Medway Sabrina Spey Tay
Tees Dee Don Esk Slaney
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