H.M.S. Coquette (1897)

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H.M.S. Coquette (1897)
Pendant Number: N.21(1914)
D.37 (Sep 1915)[1]
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[2]
Ordered: 1896-97[3]
Laid down: 8 Jun, 1896[4]
Launched: 25 Nov, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Nov, 1899[6]
Mined: 7 Mar, 1916[7]
Fate: off East Coast

H.M.S. Coquette was one of eleven destroyers of the "D" class — one of the two-funneled "30 knotters".

Service

In 1904, she was involved in a collision with the destroyer Myrmidon.[8]

She was one of twenty-seven T.B.Ds. of the Portsmouth Flotilla to participate in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1909.[9]

She left the Nore to exercise with five other destroyers and seven torpedo boats of the Nore Defence Flotilla on 18 June, 1912.[10]

In mid-1913, she was serving at The Nore.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

The conflict between Scott and Brownrigg is noted.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 95.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  8. Everett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 23.
  9. "The Naval Mobilization." The Times (London, England), Thursday, June 17, 1909, Issue 38988, p.9.
  10. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 19, 1912; pg. 6; Issue 39929.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 296.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 239.
  13. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Saturday, 18 August 1900. (36224), p. 8.
  14. Culme-Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 477.
  15. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  16. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  17. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM !96/46/171. f. 171.
  18. Scott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM !96/46/171. f. 171.
  19. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 296. Date give here is 3 July.
  21. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  22. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/340. f. ?.
  23. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/340. f. ?.
  24. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 295.
  25. Leveson-Gower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/178. f. 182.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 295.
  27. Leveson-Gower Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/178. f. 182.
  28. Bomford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/47. f. ?.
  29. Bomford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/47. f. ?.
  30. Hemans Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/47/151. f. 356.
  31. Hemans Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/47/151. f. 356.
  32. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  33. King Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 489.
  34. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 298.
  35. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196.
  36. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393d.
  37. Warner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/35. f. ?.
  38. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 17, 1916; pg. 7; Issue 41092.
  39. Seymour Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 340/123. f. ?.
  40. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 183.

Bibliography


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