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HMS Phoenix
Parthian Class
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Laid Down:27-03-1928
Builder:Cammell Laird (Birkenhead)
Build Group:P
Fate:Lost after being depth charged by Italian TB Albatross on 16th July 1940.

Roll Of Honour
F Ayers  Leading Cook
E B Barnes  Leading Seaman
S Barton  Leading Seaman
C Bennett  Stoker Petty Officer
P Bevis  Leading Telegraphist
W Bunker  Stoker Petty Officer
T Cadogan  Leading Stoker
G Clark  Petty Officer
A Clift  Stoker 1
A Cockle  Telegraphist
W Cooper  Leading Stoker
W Davis  Petty Officer
J Dee  Stoker 1
G Diggens  Petty Officer Telegraphist
I Drysdale  Surgeon Lieutenant
M Fairholm  Leading Stoker
C Farlow  Able Seaman
C Greaves  Engine Room Artificer 2
S Greaves  Leading Seaman
E Hadfield  Petty Officer
K Hall  Able Seaman
W Hanna  Able Seaman
E Harris  Telegraphist
M Henderson  Lieutenant
R Higdon  Able Seaman
A Higgins  Stoker 1
G Hollingworth  Petty Officer
N Howell  Engine Room Artificer 3
J Humphrey  Leading Seaman
A James  Leading Seaman
F Leonard  Leading Seaman
G Liversidge  Lieutenant
R Matthews  Stoker 1
T Morton  Leading Stoker
G Nowell  Lieutenant Commander
C Parker  Engine Room Artificer 3
O Parry  Leading Seaman
F Paxford  Stoker Petty Officer
G Payne  Petty Officer
F Pegler  Weapons Engineer
A Phillips  Telegraphist
J Powell  Leading Seaman
V Randell  Chief Petty Officer
J Relf  Stoker 1
H Robinson  Leading Seaman
H Smythe  Leading Telegraphist
A Spouse  Leading Stoker
J Staveley  Chief Engine Room Artificer
J Summers  Stoker 1
S Thompson  Stoker 1
G Warren  Engine Room Artificer 2
C Williams  Stoker 1
M Wiltshire  Stoker 1
G Wingrave  Leading Seaman
G Zoppi  Chief Engine Room Artificer

Ex 96P

16-07-1940:HMS Phoenix attacks an escorted tanker off Augusta and is lost to depth charges from Italian torpedo boat Albatros in the Mediterranean

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Length overall  289ft 2in
Beam  29ft 10žin
Depth  16ft 11žin
Displacement   1760 tons (surface) / 2040 tons (submerged)
Diving Depth  500 feet
Speed  Surface 17 to 17.5 knots (design) 17.5 knots (service) / Submerged 9 knots (design) 8.5 knots (service)
No. of shafts  2
Propeller  3 blades, 6ft 5in dia
Armament  6 21-inch bow tubes, 2 21-inch stern tubes (14 torpedoes carried). 1 4-inch gun
Endurance  Surface: 11400 miles at 8 knots (design) 10750 miles at 8 knots (service) / Submerged: 60 miles at 4 knots (design) 8.5 miles at 8.5 knots or 70 miles at 4 knots (service)
Complement   53

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