H.M.S. Nasturtium (1915)

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H.M.S. Nasturtium (1915)
Pendant Number: T.76 (Jan, 1916)[1]
Builder: McMillan[2]
Ordered: Jul, 1915[3]
Launched: 21 Dec, 1915[4]
Mined: 27 Apr, 1916[5]
Fate: near Malta
H.M.S. Nasturtium was one of thirty-six Arabis Class sweeping sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Russell, Nasturtium and the hired yacht Aegusa were all sunk by a minefield laid by U 73 off Malta.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 94.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 94.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 94.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 94.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 94.
  6. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. pp. 193-4.
  7. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 59.

Bibliography


Arabis Class Sweeping Sloop
Alyssum Amaryllis Arabis Asphodel Berberis
Buttercup Campanula Celandine Cornflower Crocus
Cyclamen Delphinium Genista Gentian Geranium
Gladiolus Godetia Hydrangea Lobelia Lupin
Marguerite Mignonette Myosotis Nasturtium Nigella
Pansy Pentstemon Petunia Poppy Primula
  Rosemary Snapdragon Valerian  
  Verbena Wallflower Wistaria