H.M.S. Lord Nelson (1906)

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H.M.S. Lord Nelson (1906)
Pendant Number: 14 (1914)
82 (Jan-Apr 1918)[1]
Builder: Palmer, Jarrow[2]
Ordered: 1904-05 Estimates[3]
Laid down: 18 May, 1905[4]
Launched: 4 Sep, 1906[5]
Commissioned: 1 Dec, 1908[6]
Sold: 4 Jun, 1920[7]
Fate: Scrapped

H.M.S. Lord Nelson was one of two pre-Dreadnought battleships in her class, and though designed before the transformative Dreadnought, she was completed after her, in late 1908.

Service

Paid off at the Nore on 23 May, 1919.[8]

Radio

At the end of 1909, she was to receive one of eleven Short Distance Radio Sets, to be installed at her next refit behind armour near the fore bridge, intended to supplant flag signaling.[9]  In mid-1913, this gear was redesignated as Type 3.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 31.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 31.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 40.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 40.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 31.
  6. Burt. British Battleships: 1889-1904. p. 331.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 31.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 802.
  9. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1909. Wireless Appendix, p. 25.
  10. Admiralty Weekly Order No. 306 of 20 June, 1913.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 342.
  12. Arbuthnot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 202.
  13. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  14. Carden Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 186.
  15. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  16. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  17. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 31.
  18. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 341.
  19. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 31.
  20. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  21. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  22. Nugent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 469.
  23. Nugent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 469.
  24. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395o.
  25. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  26. McClintock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 459.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395x.
  28. Bax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/133. f. 133.
  29. Bax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/133. f. 133.
  30. Willan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/322. f. 322.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1919). pp. 834-5.
  32. Willan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/322. f. 322.
  33. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 147.
  34. Cochrane Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 147.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Admiralty, Gunnery Branch (1918). Handbook of Captain F. C. Dreyer's Fire Control Tables, 1918. C.B. 1456. Copy No. 10 at Admiralty Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty, Technical History Section (1919). The Technical History and Index: Fire Control in H.M. Ships. Vol. 3, Part 23. C.B. 1515 (23) now O.U. 6171/14. At The National Archives. ADM 275/19.


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