HMS Roxburgh

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Roxburgh, 1904
Type: Armoured cruiser, ; Armament 4 x 7.5" ; 6 x 6"
Launched : 1904 ; Disposal date or year : 1921
Displacement: 10,850 tons
Notes:

2 Jan 1907 arrived Sheerness.

3 Jan 1907, 1st CS, left Sheerness for Vigo.

16 Aug 1917 arrived Hampton Roads for convoy duties - see p. 96 www.naval-review.org/issues/1917.pdf.

19 Aug 1917 weighed and proceeded.

6 Sep 1917 departed company with convoy and arrived Plymouth.

23 Jan 1918 arrived Halifax and anchored : the town in an awful mess from the explosion.

29-30 Jan 1918 Coaling.

31 Jan 1918 convoy preceded out of harbour. 0845, weighed, speed eight knots - see p. 100 www.naval-review.org/issues/1917.pdf.

10 Feb 1918 stopped to send boat to Fanad Head, accident to one of our men. Started submarine watches. Twelve ships in company.

12 Feb 1918 rammed a submarine and cut it in half.

13 Feb 1918 shortly after mid-night collided with S.S. Corcovado - from another convoy. 1445, anchored at Tail of the Bank. Convoy reported to have arrived safely at Belfast.