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==Service==
 
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As part of the Channel Fleet, ''Skirmisher'' started a refit in Devonport in August 1908, after Battle Practice.<ref>Report from Charles Beresford dated 10 April 1908 in ''Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office'' at {{TNA|ADM 116/942}}, unnumbered folio halfway within series.</ref>
 
As part of the Channel Fleet, ''Skirmisher'' started a refit in Devonport in August 1908, after Battle Practice.<ref>Report from Charles Beresford dated 10 April 1908 in ''Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office'' at {{TNA|ADM 116/942}}, unnumbered folio halfway within series.</ref>
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''Skirmisher'' re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 July, 1913 for manoeuvres, destined for {{UK-DF|7}} afterward.{{NLAug13|p. 376}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
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<div name=fredbot:officeCapt otitle="Captain of H.M.S. ''Skirmisher''">{{TenureListBegin|Captain of {{UK-Skirmisher|f=p}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Edward Reeves|nick=Edward Reeves|appt=2 January, 1908{{NLOct08|p. 376}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Edward Reeves|nick=Edward Reeves|appt=2 January, 1908{{NLOct08|p. 376}}}}
{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Francis Clifton Brown|nick=Francis C. Brown|appt=21 March, 1914{{NLApr14|p. 374}} and as Captain (D) {{UK-DF|7}}.}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=William Henry Dudley Boyle, Twelfth Earl of Cork and Orrery|nick=William H. D. Boyle|appt=16 January, 1912{{NLMar13|p. 376}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=John Barnes Sparks|nick=John B. Sparks|appt=1 July, 1913{{NLAug13|p. 376}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Gerald St. John|nick=Francis G. St. John|appt=7 October, 1913{{NLFeb14|p. 374}}|note=and as Captain (D) {{UK-DF|7}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Francis Clifton Brown|nick=Francis C. Brown|appt=21 March, 1914{{NLJan15|p. 381}}|note=and as Captain (D) {{UK-DF|7}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Morshead Buchanan Baillie-Hamilton|nick=Morshead B. Baillie-Hamilton|appt=April, 1917{{NLFeb19|p. 908}}}}
 
{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Morshead Buchanan Baillie-Hamilton|nick=Morshead B. Baillie-Hamilton|appt=April, 1917{{NLFeb19|p. 908}}}}
 
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Revision as of 13:53, 26 May 2014

H.M.S. Skirmisher (1905)
Pendant Number: D.55 (1914)
P.55 (Sep 1915)
N.95 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Vickers, Barrow[2]
Laid down: 29 Jul, 1903[3]
Launched: 7 Feb, 1905[4]
Commissioned: Jul, 1905[5]
Sold: 3 Mar, 1920[6]
Fate: to Ward, Preston[7]
H.M.S. Skirmisher was one of eight Sentinel class Scout Cruisers completed for the Royal Navy in 1905.

Service

As part of the Channel Fleet, Skirmisher started a refit in Devonport in August 1908, after Battle Practice.[8]

Skirmisher re-commissioned at Chatham on 1 July, 1913 for manoeuvres, destined for Seventh Destroyer Flotilla afterward.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 44.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 85.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 85.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 44.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 85.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 44.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 44.
  8. Report from Charles Beresford dated 10 April 1908 in Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office at The National Archives. ADM 116/942, unnumbered folio halfway within series.
  9. The Navy List. (August, 1913). p. 376.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 376.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 376.
  12. The Navy List. (August, 1913). p. 376.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 374.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 381.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 908.

Bibliography


Sentinel Class Scout Cruiser
Vickers/Sentinel Group
  Sentinel Skirmisher  
Cammell Laird/Pathfinder Group
  Pathfinder Patrol  
Fairfield/Forward Group
  Foresight Forward  
Armstrong/Adventure Group
  Adventure Attentive  
<– Gem Class Minor Cruisers (UK) Boadicea Class –>