H.M.S. Vixen (1900)

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H.M.S. Vixen (1900)
Pendant Number: D.44 (1914)
D.74 (Sep 1915)
D.95 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: 1899 Programme[3]
Laid down: 7 Sep, 1899[4]
Launched: 29 Mar, 1900[5]
Commissioned: Mar, 1902[6]
Broken up: 1921[7]

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

Service

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

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 97.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 97.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 58.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 97.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 97.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 394a.
  9. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  10. Ruck-Keene Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 451.
  11. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  12. England Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 327.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 394.
  14. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  15. Goldsmith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 247.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 395a.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 396.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399f.
  19. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 399f.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 940.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 940.

Bibliography


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Flying Fish Fawn Flirt Bullfinch Dove
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Recruit Vulture Kestrel Cheerful Mermaid
Greyhound Racehorse Roebuck Gipsy Fairy
Osprey Leven Falcon Ostrich Thorn
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