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==Service==
 
==Service==
In 1895, she was one of twenty-three T.B.s of at least 125 feet in length stationed in Portsmouth along with four smaller T.B.s.{{ARTS1895|p. 62}}
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She participated in the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1894]] as one of three boats in the Holyhead Division of the Blue Side.{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres of 1894|July 18, 1894, Issue 34319, p.13}}
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In 1895, she was one of twenty-three first-class torpedo boats of at least 125 feet in length stationed in Portsmouth along with four smaller ones.{{ARTS1895|p. 62}}
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She was commissioned on 8 July 1896 in order to participate in the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1896]].
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In December 1908 she was stranded at Bembridge.  Equipment was sent out on 19 December to attempt salvage, but waves prevented the operation.  {{UK-Essex}} removed the guns, searchlight and other articles and returned them to Spithead while a T.B. kept vigil at the wreck.  A second effort was to occur the morning of the 23rd.<ref>"Naval And Military Intelligence."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 22, 1908; pg. 6; Issue 38836.</ref>
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
 
Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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* {{LieutRN}} [[Herbert Arthur Stevenson Fyler|Herbert A. S. Fyler]], 7 July 1887, lent for manoeuvres.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 2 July, 1887.  Issue '''32114''', col C, p. 12.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Herbert Arthur Stevenson Fyler|nick=Herbert A. S. Fyler|appt=7 July, 1887<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 2 July, 1887.  Issue '''32114''', col C, p. 12.</ref><ref>Fyler Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42/155.|D7602098}}  f. 182.</ref>|end=27 January, 1888<ref>Fyler Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42/155.|D7602098}}  f. 182.  This date is questionable, due to legibility.</ref>|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1887]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Cecil Edward Eden Carey|nick=Cecil E. E. Carey|appt=4 July, 1888<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 3 July, 1888.  Issue '''32428''', col A, p. 10.</ref>|end=25 August, 1888|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1888]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}} ('''T''')|name=Robert Keith Arbuthnot, Fourth Baronet|nick=Robert K. Arbuthnot|appt=18 July, 1889{{ToL|The Naval Manœuvres|Monday, 15 July, 1889.  Issue '''32751''', col B, p. 3}}|end=|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1889]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William Firth Slayter|nick=William F. Slayter|appt=22 July 1890<ref>"Naval Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Friday, 19 July, 1890.  Issue '''33068''', col C, p. 12.</ref>|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1890]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LieutRN}}|name=Herbert Chatterton|nick=Herbert Chatterton|appt=8 July, 1891<ref>Chatterton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 170.</ref>|end=14 August, 1891<ref>Chatterton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 170.</ref>|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1891]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Clement Greatorex|nick=Clement Greatorex|appt=11 July, 1893<ref>Greatorex Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}} f. 16/30.</ref>|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1893]]|end=16 August, 1893<ref>Greatorex Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}} f. 16/30.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{SubRN}} in Command|name=James Tobin Bush|nick=James T. Bush|appt=18 July, 1894{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|July 12, 1894, Issue 34314, p.10}}|end=8 January, 1895|note=lent for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1894]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LiCRN}}|name=Mortimer L'Estrange Silver|nick=Mortimer L'E. Silver|appt=8 July, 1896{{NMI|3 July, 1896; pg. 12}}|end=|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1896]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{SubRN}} in Command|name=George Johnstone|nick=George Johnstone|appt=10 July, 1900{{ToL|The Naval Manoeuvres|Thursday, July 5, 1900, Issue 36186, p.10}}|end=|note=for the [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1900]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=William Bevill Rowbotham|nick=William B. Rowbotham|appt=21 June, 1902<ref>Rowbotham Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/134.|D7603641}} f. 134.</ref>|end=1 July, 1902<ref>Rowbotham Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/134.|D7603641}} f. 134.</ref>|note=for Review}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Acting {{SubRN}} in Command|name=Geoffrey Blake|nick=Geoffrey Blake|appt=21 July, 1903<ref>"APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES."  ''The Times'' (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.</ref>|end=|note=for [[Annual Manoeuvres of 1903]]}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{GunnerRN}} in Command|name=Angus Bowie Rutherford|nick=Angus W. Rutherford|appt=1905{{NLDec05|p. 399}}|end=early 1906}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Raymond Jocelyn Harris-St. John|nick=Raymond J. Harris|appt=12 January, 1906<ref>Harris-St. John Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/131.|D7604230}} f. 71.</ref>{{NLJun06|p. 400}}|end=21 May, 1906<ref>Harris-St. John Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/49/131.|D7604230}} f. 71.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Henry Barlow Bartley Denniss|nick=Henry B. B. Denniss|appt=24 May, 1906{{NLMar07|p. 400}}|end=12 July, 1907}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{LaCRN}}|name=Francis Leonard Back|nick=Francis L. Back|appt=12 July, 1907{{NLOct08|p. 400}}|end=4 January, 1909|as=Captain of H.M. T.B. 059|note=dismissed the ship after stranding her}}
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 08:31, 5 September 2019

H.M. T.B. 59 (1886)
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company[1]
Ordered: 30 April/1 May, 1885[2]
Launched: 10 December, 1886[3]
Sold: c. 1913[4]
H.M. T.B. 59 was one of 53 first-class torpedo boats of the 125 Footer class.

Around 1906-1907, with the issuance of torpedo boat numbers to the first of the Cricket class torpedo boats, the existing Torpedo Boats numbered 25 to 79 had a "0" prepended to their number. This vessel, therefore, became T.B. 059.[5]

Service

She participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1894 as one of three boats in the Holyhead Division of the Blue Side.[6]

In 1895, she was one of twenty-three first-class torpedo boats of at least 125 feet in length stationed in Portsmouth along with four smaller ones.[7]

She was commissioned on 8 July 1896 in order to participate in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1896.

In December 1908 she was stranded at Bembridge. Equipment was sent out on 19 December to attempt salvage, but waves prevented the operation. Essex removed the guns, searchlight and other articles and returned them to Spithead while a T.B. kept vigil at the wreck. A second effort was to occur the morning of the 23rd.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 102.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310. Date listed as uncertain.
  4. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 310.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 78.
  6. "The Naval Manoeuvres of 1894." The Times (London, England), July 18, 1894, Issue 34319, p.13.
  7. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  8. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 22, 1908; pg. 6; Issue 38836.
  9. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  10. Fyler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/155. f. 182.
  11. Fyler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/155. f. 182. This date is questionable, due to legibility.
  12. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 3 July, 1888. Issue 32428, col A, p. 10.
  13. "The Naval Manœuvres." The Times (London, England), Monday, 15 July, 1889. Issue 32751, col B, p. 3.
  14. "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 19 July, 1890. Issue 33068, col C, p. 12.
  15. Chatterton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 170.
  16. Chatterton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 170.
  17. Greatorex Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 16/30.
  18. Greatorex Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 16/30.
  19. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), July 12, 1894, Issue 34314, p.10.
  20. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 3 July, 1896; pg. 12.
  21. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 5, 1900, Issue 36186, p.10.
  22. Rowbotham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/134. f. 134.
  23. Rowbotham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/134. f. 134.
  24. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  25. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 399.
  26. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  27. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 400.
  28. Harris-St. John Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/131. f. 71.
  29. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 400.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 400.

Bibliography


125 Footer Class First-class Torpedo Boat
Prototype
  T.B. 25  
Thornycroft Boats
T.B. 26 T.B. 27 T.B. 28 T.B. 29 T.B. 41
T.B. 42 T.B. 43 T.B. 44 T.B. 45 T.B. 46
T.B. 47 T.B. 48 T.B. 49 T.B. 50 T.B. 51
T.B. 52 T.B. 53 T.B. 54 T.B. 55 T.B. 56
  T.B. 57 T.B. 58 T.B. 59 T.B. 60  
Yarrow Boats
T.B. 30 T.B. 31 T.B. 32 T.B. 33 T.B. 61
T.B. 62 T.B. 63 T.B. 64 T.B. 65 T.B. 66
T.B. 67 T.B. 68 T.B. 69 T.B. 70 T.B. 71
T.B. 72 T.B. 73 T.B. 74 T.B. 75 T.B. 76
  T.B. 77 T.B. 78  
White Boats
T.B. 34 T.B. 35 T.B. 36 T.B. 37 T.B. 38
Yarrow Special
  T.B. 79  
<– H.M. T.B. 81 Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>
<– H.M. T.B. 81 First-class Torpedo Boats (UK) H.M. T.B. 80 –>