H.M.S. Foam (1896)

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H.M.S. Foam (1896)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 1894-95[2]
Laid down: 16 Jul, 1895[3]
Launched: 8 Oct, 1896[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1897[5]
Broken up: 1914[6]

H.M.S. Foam was one of the Royal Navy's eleven "D" class destroyers.

Service

On 1 July 1913, she left Malta for Corfu with eight other destroyers under the lead of the torpedo gunboat Hussar.[7] On 4 July, the destroyers left Corfu for Platea, sans Hussar.[8]

In mid-1913, she was operating in the Mediterranean.[9]

Foam was scrapped in 1914, shortly before the start of the war.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 93.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 3, 1913, Issue 40254, p.6.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, July 7, 1913, Issue 40257, p.6.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 316.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 257.
  11. Stancomb Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/82. f. 82.
  12. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/7. f. 410.
  13. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/7. f. 410.
  14. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.
  15. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 256.
  16. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 79.
  17. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 79.
  18. Harbord Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. ?. Date inferred from Preston's Service Record.
  19. Harbord Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. ?
  20. Waistell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 179/344.
  21. Waistell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 179/344.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 317.
  23. Cameron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/409. f. 453.
  24. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  25. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 317.
  26. Phillimore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/511. f. 511.
  27. Dickens Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 138.
  28. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 292.
  29. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 316.
  30. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 316.

Bibliography


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