H.M.S. Botha (1914)

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H.M.S. Botha (1914)
Pendant Number: H.5C (1914)
G.60 (Feb 1917)
F.61 (Apr 1917)
F.50 (Jan 1918)
D.80 (Sep 1918)[1]
Builder: J. S. White[2]
Launched: 2 Dec, 1914[3]
To Chile: May, 1920[4]

H.M.S. Botha was one of four flotilla leaders of the Faulknor class.

Service

Botha rammed and bisected the German T.B. Template:DE-A19 before being torpedoed in error by the French Template:FR-CapitaineMehl during the Action of 21 March, 1918.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 65.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 78.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 78.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 65.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  6. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  7. Dutton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 258.
  8. Roper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/151. f. 169.
  9. Roper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/151. f. 169.
  10. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  11. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 280.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 392n.
  13. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  14. Money Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 215.
  15. Edwards Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/417. ff. 419, 229.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391w.
  17. Edwards Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/417. ff. 419, 229.
  18. Rede Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/42. f. 42.
  19. Rede Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/42. f. 42.
  20. Hammond-Chambers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/200. f. 201.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 744.
  22. Hammond-Chambers Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/200. f. 201.
  23. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/101. f. 101.
  24. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 744.
  25. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/101. f. 101.

Bibliography


Faulknor Class Flotilla Leader
  Botha Broke Faulknor Tipperary  
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