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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>
 
* {{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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* {{LieutRN}} & Commander [[Cecil Edward Eden Carey|Cecil E. E. Carey]], 4 July, 1888, lent for manoeuvres.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence".  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 3 July, 1888.  Issue '''32428''', col A, p. 10.</ref>
 
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Revision as of 13:27, 11 April 2014

H.M. T.B. 59 (1885)
Builder: Thornycroft[1]
Launched: 1885[2]
Sold: 1919[3]
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.[4]

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.[5]

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 102. The date of launch is imprecise.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 18.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 78.
  5. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1895. p. 62.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Tuesday, 3 July, 1888. Issue 32428, col A, p. 10.

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 –>