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HMS Amphion |
Laid Down : 15th March 1911
Launched : 4th December 1911
Completed : March 1913
Type : Cruiser
Class : Active
Builder : Pembroke
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Fate : Sunk 6th August 1914
HMS Amphion was the first Royal Navy ship to be sunk in the First World War.
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Timeline Entries :
4th January 1912 - Launched
13th December 1913 - 1st Light Cruiser Squadron
13th December 1913 - Arrived Toulon
14th April 1914 - Assumed Captain(D) 3rd Destroyer Flotilla
6th August 1914 - Mined and sunk off the Thames Estuary
6th August 1914 - Capt. C. H. Fox In Command
December 1914 - Harwich Force
HMS Amphion Artwork Collection
British Destroyers, accompanied by the light cruiser Amphion, under the command of Captain C. H. Fox chasing the German mine laying ship Konigin Luise.
British Destroyers standing by the doomed cruiser Amphion to take off her crew.
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 17:28, February 20, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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