HMS Fox (1896) CC  (15th)

This the fifteenth ship to carry the name HMS Fox was a 2nd Class, Protected Cruiser.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, laid down 1891, launched 15-Jun-1893 and completed 14-Apr-1896.

On completion went to the Cape Station 1896-99, with a detachment to Sierra Leone 1898-99. Then back to the UK at Portsmouth 1899-1901. To the East Indies Station 1901-06 and returned to Portsmouth 1906-07. To Haulbowline 1907-08.

To the East Indies Station 1908-14. Shortly after the start of WW1, captured two German merchantmen of Colombo Aug-1914. Then served at East Africa and Egypt 1915-17, the Red Sea 1917-18. Final service was a change of climate at Archangel 1919.

Returned to the UK and was sold 1920.


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- 7th HMS Fox
- 8th HMS Fox
- 9th HMS Fox
- 10th HMS Fox
- 11th HMS Fox
- 12th HMS Fox
- 13th HMS Fox
- 14th HMS Fox
- 15th HMS Fox
- 16th HMS Fox

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This page last edited - 19 July, 2012.

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