H.M.S. Swinger (1872)

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H.M.S. Swinger (1872)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 7 Feb, 1872[Citation needed]
Sold: 1924[2]
H.M.S. Swinger was one of nine Ariel Class composite gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 18 February, 1877.[3]

Re-commissioned at Devonport on 2 October, 1883 under Lieutenant & Commander John Locke Marx for service on the Australia Station.[4]

Re-commissioned at Sydney on 4 May, 1887.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 243.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 240.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 256.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 192.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 243.
  8. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 240.
  9. Marx Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 862.
  10. Marx Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 862.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 233.

Bibliography


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