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HMS Gossamer - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Gossamer

Name : HMS Gossamer
Laid Down : 21st January 1889
Launched : 9th January 1890
Completed : 16th September 1891
Type : Gunboat
Class : Sharpshooter
Builder : Sheerness
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold 1920.

Timeline Entries :


9th August 1890 - At Sheerness for Lords of the Admiralty Dockyard Inspection
6th December 1890 - Carried out Basin Trials at Sheerness
9th January 1891 - Undocked at Sheerness
16th January 1891 - Carried out natural draught trials in the North Sea
2nd March 1891 - Returned to Sheerness
2nd March 1891 - Carried out gunnery trails in the North Sea
9th March 1891 - Continued gunnery trials in the North Sea
27th June 1891 - Harbour inspection
27th June 1891 - Harbour inspection at Sheerness
30th June 1891 - Lt. John Denison Assumed Command
30th June 1891 - Commissioned at Sheerness\par
30th June 1891 - Commissioned at Sheerness
22nd July 1891 - At Milford Haven
8th August 1891 - At Portsmouth
24th September 1891 - Arrived Sheerness from Portsmouth to be paid off
24th September 1891 - Lt. Cdr. John Denison in Command
4th October 1891 - Arrived Sheerness from W. Armstrong and Co., Newcastle
1st December 1891 - Moved to Chatham and into the A Division of the Fleet Reserve
30th December 1891 - Passed out of Sheerness dockyard hands
31st March 1892 - Sailed Malta after completing repairs
21st July 1892 - Assigned for maneouvres. Blue Squadron
7th August 1892 - Commenced Summer Manoeuvres
16th August 1892 - Completed Summer Manoeuvres
23rd August 1892 - Sailed Sheerness for Chatham for paying off
11th July 1893 - Cdr. Rowland E. Berkeley
11th November 1893 - Medway Steam Reserve. Preparing for Commission
9th January 1896 - At Chatham, A Division, Reserve Fleet
26th June 1897 - Lt. Cdr. F.G.T. Cole in Command
26th June 1897 - Fleet Review celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
March 1899 - East Indies Station
March 1900 - East Indies Station
March 1901 - East Indies Station
March 1902 - East Indies Station
March 1903 - East Indies Station
April 1909 - 3rd Division, Home Fleet at Plymouth
November 1918 - 13th Minesweeper Flotilla. Oban

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