HMS Locust (1896)

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HMS Locust was a B-class torpedo boat destroyer of the British Royal Navy. She was launched by Laird, Son & Company, Birkenhead, on 5 December 1896. [1]

The future Admiral of the Fleet, Andrew Cunningham, was appointed her second-in-command while a Sub-Lieutenant, in September 1903.


  1. The Times (London), Monday, 7 December 1896, p.12