HMS Nessus at the Battle of Jutland

HMS Nessus at the Battle of Jutland

HMS Nessus was an M-class Destroyer which formed part of the 2nd division of the 12th Destroyer Flotilla. During the night engagement, she was hit by retaliatory gunfire during an attempted torpedo attack on the German High Seas Fleet. According to Sub-Lt Eric Lees, a shell "struck the base of the foremast, cutting it in two, blowing the galley to bits, killing two officers and five ratings, and wounding a further eight ratings." This community is intended to include all those who served in Nessus at Jutland. To share, or request, information, please email: gerrycostellofww[at]gmail.com

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  • Born 1894

    Royal Navy J8566 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1883

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Lieutenant-Commander

    Royal Navy Captain

  • Born 1889

    Royal Navy 312378 Stoker 1st Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1896

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy J17553 Signalman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1883

    Royal Navy 297839 Stoker 1st Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1896

    Royal Navy J16708 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy K905 Stoker 1st Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1891

    Royal Navy J3661 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1888

    Royal Navy K29967 Stoker 2nd Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1897

    Royal Navy SS117240 Stoker 1st Class HMS NESSUS

    Royal Navy SS117240 Stoker 2nd Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy 219518 Leading Signalman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1887

    Royal Navy 221459 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1885

    Royal Navy 304831 Stoker Petty Officer HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1896

    Royal Navy J20200 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1891

    Royal Navy K5822 Leading Stoker HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1888

    Royal Navy M8085 Engine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS NESSUS

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    Born 1894

    Died 1963

    Royal Navy J12697 Able Seaman HMS SOMME

    Royal Navy J12697 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1896

    Royal Navy K27476 Stoker 1st Class HMS NESSUS

    Royal Navy K27476 Stoker 2nd Class HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1883

    Royal Navy 305265 Leading Stoker HMS NESSUS

  • Born 1897

    Royal Navy J30733 Able Seaman HMS NESSUS