H.M.S. Nessus (1915)

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H.M.S. Nessus (1915)
Pendant Number: G.00 (1914)
G.37 (Jan 1917)
G.36 (Jan 1918)
G.5A (Jun 1918)[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Ordered: Nov 1914 (1st Order)[3]
Launched: 24 Aug, 1915[4]
Completed: Nov, 1915[5]
Collision: 8 Sep, 1918[6]
Fate: w/ Amphitrite[7]

H.M.S. Nessus was one of one hundred and three destroyers of the "M" class built for the Royal Navy during the Great War.

Service

Nessus was one of the first three destroyers in the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla when it was first formed in November, 1915.[8]

She operated with the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla at the battle of Jutland.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 66.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  5. Friedman. British Destroyers. p. 308.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 79.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 80.
  8. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (November, 1915). p. 12.
  9. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 34.
  10. Owen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/219. f. ?.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396f.
  12. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/172. f. 576.
  13. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/180. f. 181.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396f.
  15. Parker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/180. f. 181.
  16. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395x.
  17. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 140.

Bibliography


"M" Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design (Three Funnels)
Matchless Murray Myngs Milne Moorsom
Morris Mons Marne Mystic Maenad
Manners Mandate Magic Moresby Marmion
Martial Mary Rose Menace Mameluke Marvel
Mischief Mindful Nonsuch Negro Nessus
Noble Nizam Nomad Nonpareil Norman
Northesk North Star Nugent Obedient Obdurate
Onslaught Onslow Opal Ophelia Opportune
Oracle Orestes Orford Orpheus Octavia
Ossory Nestor Napier Narborough Narwhal
Nicator Norseman Oberon Observer Offa
Orcadia Oriana Oriole Osiris Paladin
Parthian Partridge Pasley Plucky Portia
Pheasant Phoebe Pigeon Plover Penn
Peregrine Pelican Pellew Petard Peyton
  Prince Pylades Medina Medway  
Thornycroft Specials (Three Funnels)
Mastiff Meteor Michael Milbrook Minion
Munster Nepean Nereus Patrician Patriot
  Rapid Ready  
Yarrow Specials (Two Funnels)
Miranda Minos Manly Moon Morning Star
Mounsey Musketeer Nerissa Relentless Rival
Hawthorn Leslie Specials (Four Funnels)
  Mansfield Mentor  
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