H.M.S. Phoenix (1895)

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H.M.S. Phoenix (1895)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 26 Jul, 1894[2]
Launched: 25 Apr, 1895[3]
Completed: May, 1896[4]
Capsized: 18 Sep, 1906[5]
Fate: off Hong Kong
H.M.S. Phoenix was one of two Phoenix Class screw sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Phoenix was lost while out of commission and moored at a buoy in Hong Kong harbour when a typhoon struck. Driven onto a seawall, she fell over. She was sold for scrap on 7 January, 1907.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 59.
  6. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 20.
  7. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 281.
  9. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  10. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 291.
  11. Nicholas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 306.
  12. Nicholas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 306.

Bibliography


Phoenix Class Screw Sloop
  Phoenix Algerine