H.M.S. Boxer (1894)

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H.M.S. Boxer (1894)
Pendant Number: H.4C (1914-Apr 1917)
D.16 (1918)[1]
Builder: Thornycroft[2]
Ordered: 1893-94[3]
Laid down: Mar, 1894[4]
Launched: 28 Nov, 1894[5]
Commissioned: Jun, 1895[6]
Collision: 8 Feb, 1918[7]

H.M.S. Boxer was one of forty-two "A" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "27 knotter".

Service

In reserve at Malta in December 1903.[8]

In mid-1913, she was based in Portsmouth.[9]

A single Boy Telegraphist, Herbert Bennett was killed when she was lost.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 56.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 91.
  7. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 461.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 287.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 287.
  10. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 461.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 207.
  12. Tupper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1336.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 207.
  14. Lambert Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/43/74. f. 81.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 24 January, 1898. Issue 35421, col A, p. 11.
  16. Cowan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 157.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 232.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 233.
  19. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 20 December 1901. (36643), p. 5.
  20. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  21. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  22. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 286.
  23. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 9 July, 1907. Issue 38380, col D, p. 12.
  24. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  25. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  26. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  27. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/421. f. 421.
  28. Coles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/167. f. 168.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 286.
  30. Coles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/167. f. 168.
  31. Fox Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/98. f. ?.
  32. Fox Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/98. f. ?.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 287.
  34. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392m.
  35. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  36. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  37. Cross Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/54/130. f. 130.
  38. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 391w.
  39. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 391w.
  40. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 120.

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