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Whiting, 1896
Type: Torpedp Boat Destroyer ;
Launched : 26 Aug 1896 ; Disposal date or year : 27 Nov 1919
Displacement: 360 tons
Propulsion: Complement: 63
Machinery notes: 5,900 (F.D.) ; Speed ; 30 knots ;
Notes:

26 Jun 1897 Present at the Naval Review at Spithead in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.

18 Jun 1900 Operations against the Taku forts and Chinese destroyers - see Endymion for more detail.

1910 China station.

Summer 1911 at Nanking during the Revolution in China, and from thence to Kiu Kiang and Hankow.

Aug 1914 Hong Kong. To be sold.

1914 Sale of vessel postponed for the duration of the war.

5 Jan 1915 G.O.C. Hong-Kong came on board Triumph to witness two night attacks made by the Whiting and Otter; these were primarily designed to give practice to searchlight crews - see p. 644 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-4.pdf.