H.M.S. Ascot (1916)

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H.M.S. Ascot (1916)
Admiralty Pendant Number: 881[1]
Pendant Number: T.16 (Sep 1918)[2]
Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding[3]
Ordered: Sep 1915[4]
Launched: 26 Jan, 1916[5]
Torpedoed: 10 Nov, 1918[6]
Fate: by [7]
H.M.S. Ascot was one of thirty-two Ascot Class paddle minesweepers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Ascot was the last British warship to be sunk by direct enemy action in World War I.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111. See this note for more info.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 111.
  8. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/41/30. f. 15.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 392f.
  10. Douglas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/41/30. f. 15.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391l.
  12. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 145.

Bibliography


Ascot Class Paddle Minesweeper
1915 Design
Ascot Atherstone Chelmsford Chepstow Croxton
Doncaster Eglinton Epsom Eridge Gatwick
Kempton Lingfield Ludlow Melton Newbury
Plumpton Pontefract Cheltenham Goodwood Haldon
  Hurst Redcar Sandown Totnes  
Enlarged, 1917 Design
  Banbury Harpenden Hexham Lanark  
  Lewes Shincliffe Shirley Wetherby  
  Minesweepers (UK) Hunt Class –>