H.M.S. Croxton (1916)

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H.M.S. Croxton (1916)
Admiralty Pendant Number: 886[1]
Pendant Number: T.20 (Sep 1918)[2]
Builder: Ayrshire[3]
Ordered: Sep 1915[4]
Launched: 7 Apr, 1916[5]
Sold: Mar, 1922[6]
H.M.S. Croxton was one of thirty-two Ascot Class paddle minesweepers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Croxton was saved on the night of 25-26 November, 1917 by the destroyer Thruster, presumably after Croxton had hit a mine.[7]

In January, 1921, she was one of thirteen minesweepers lying, paid off at Rosyth.[8]

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. Gibbs Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/57/166. f. 371.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 709a-11.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392x.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 770.

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 –>