H.M.S. Success (1901)

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H.M.S. Success (1901)
Pendant Number: D.24 (1914)[1]
Builder: Doxford[2]
Ordered: 1899[3]
Laid down: 18 Sep, 1899[4]
Launched: 21 Mar, 1901[5]
Commissioned: May, 1902[6]
Wrecked: 27 Dec, 1914[7]

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

Service

In mid-1913, she was operating with the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla — a patrol flotilla.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • Court of Enquiry into loss of HMS SUCCESS. Lieut W. Pennefather R.N. and others. The National Archives. ADM 156/14.

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 96.
  7. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 30.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 378.
  9. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  10. Nicholson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 457.
  11. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  12. Brand Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 118.
  13. Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/161. f. 165.
  14. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 378.
  15. Jones Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/161. f. 165.
  16. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 378.
  18. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/444. f. 511.
  19. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 378.
  21. Ramsey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 327.
  22. Hudson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/49. f. ?.
  23. Hudson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/49. f. ?.
  24. Hutchinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/136. f. 341.
  25. The Navy List. (August, 1914). p. 377.
  26. Hutchinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/136. f. 341.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 382.
  28. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. pp. 30, 31.

Bibliography


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