H.M.S. Express (1897)

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H.M.S. Express (1897)
Pendant Number: D.84 (1914)
D.80 (Sep 1915)
D.34 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Laird[2]
Ordered: 1896-97[3]
Laid down: 1 Dec, 1896[4]
Launched: 11 Dec, 1897[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1902[6]
Broken up: 1921[7]

H.M.S. Express was one of twenty-four "B" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, she was serving in the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 311.
  9. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 277.
  10. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 277.
  11. Buckle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/117. f. 117.
  12. Buckle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/117. f. 117.
  13. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  14. Thynne Service Record. The National Archives. D7602985 ADM 196/44/199. f. 227.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 313.
  16. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 79.
  17. Preston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/79. f. 79.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 313-15.
  19. Corlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/47. f. 252.
  20. Corlett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/47. f. 252.
  21. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  22. Strong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 38.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 312.
  24. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 311.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394c.
  26. Bunbury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/13. f. 13.
  27. Bunbury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/13. f. 13.
  28. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394k.
  29. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393s.
  30. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393s.
  31. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 792.
  32. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 792.

Bibliography


"B" Class Destroyer
Quail Sparrowhawk Thrasher Virago Earnest
Griffon Locust Panther Seal Wolf
Express Orwell Lively Sprightly Success
Spiteful Peterel Myrmidon Syren Kangaroo
  Arab Cobra Albacore Bonetta  
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