H.M.S. Fox (1893)

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H.M.S. Fox (1893)
Builder: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard[1]
Ordered: Naval Defence Act of 1889[2]
Launched: 15 Jun, 1893[3]
Commissioned: 14 Apr, 1896[4]
Sold: 14 Jul, 1920[5]
Fate: Scrapped

H.M.S. Fox was one of eight Astræa class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1894 and 1896.

Service

Fox was sold on 14 July, 1920, to Cardiff Marine Stores.[6]

She recommissioned on 16 July 1912 at Aden. In mid-1913, she was serving in the East Indies.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 77.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 39.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. p. 39.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 317.
  8. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  9. Giffard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 514.
  10. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 615.
  11. Henderson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 615.
  12. Robertson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 447.
  13. Robertson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 447.
  14. Pelham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1025.
  15. Pelham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1025.
  16. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 318.
  17. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  18. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  19. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 319.
  20. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 354.
  21. Hunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 354.
  22. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 317.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394f.
  24. Caulfeild Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 255.
  25. Caulfeild Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 255.
  26. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394n.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394n.
  28. Boyle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 419.
  29. Boyle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 419.
  30. Craufurd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90/87. f. 87.
  31. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393w.
  32. Buchanan-Wollaston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 115.
  33. Buchanan-Wollaston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/90. f. 115.
  34. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 796.
  35. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 796.
  36. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 796.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.


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