H.M.S. Kingfisher (1879)

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H.M.S. Kingfisher (1879)
Builder: Sheerness Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 16 Dec, 1879[2]
Sold: 1919[3]
H.M.S. Kingfisher was one of nine Doterel Class composite screw sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

She was renamed H.M.S. Lark in 1892, and H.M.S. Cruizer in 1893.

Service

Commissioned at Sheerness on 11 November, 1884.[4]

Re-commissioned at Bombay on 8 April, 1888.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 220.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 227.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 220.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 215.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 232.
  9. Savory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 33.
  10. Savory Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 33.
  11. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  12. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  13. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  14. Tufnell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1338.
  15. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.
  16. Kennedy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 131.

Bibliography


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