H.M.S. Velox (1902)

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H.M.S. Velox (1902)
Pendant Number: P.45 (1914)
D.71 (Sep 1915)[1]
Builder: Parsons
hull: Hawthorn Leslie[2]
Ordered: Purchased 1901[3]
Laid down: 10 Apr, 1901[4]
Launched: 11 Feb, 1902[5]
Commissioned: Feb, 1904[6]
Mined: 25 Oct, 1915[7]

H.M.S. Velox was one of forty "C" class destroyers built for the Royal Navy — a "30 knotter".

Service

In mid-1913, at Portsmouth.[8]

She was lost in the English Channel with four of her crew.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 98.
  7. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 150.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 389.
  9. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 150.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 389.
  11. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 389.
  12. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/130. f. 130.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 389.
  14. Callaghan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/130. f. 130.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 389.
  16. Sumner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/137. f. 541.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 389.
  18. Sumner Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/137. f. 541.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 388.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 389.
  21. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 387.
  22. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 398u.
  23. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398u.
  24. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 44.

Bibliography


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