H.M.S. Thunderer (1872)

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H.M.S. Thunderer (1872)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 26 Jun, 1869[2]
Launched: 25 Mar, 1872[3]
Completed: 26 May, 1877[4]
Sold: 1909[5]
H.M.S. Thunderer was one of two Devastation Class turret ships completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Thunderer was commissioned at Malta on 26 April, 1883 for service in the Mediterranean.

She was brought to full complement to participate in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1896 under the command of Captain Herbert William Summer Gibson.[6][7][8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 23.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 23.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 23.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 23.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 23.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 26, 1896; pg. 7; Issue 34927.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 09, 1896; pg. 11; Issue 34938.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 10, 1896; pg. 8; Issue 34939.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 241.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 234.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 258.
  12. Hamond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1001.
  13. Hamond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1001.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 261.
  15. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1143.
  16. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1143.
  17. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268b.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 304.
  19. Blaxland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/128. f. 110.
  20. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 306.
  21. Blaxland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/128. f. 110.

Bibliography


Devastation Class Turret Ship
  Devastation Thunderer