| HMS Boxer|
Miss Joan Thornycroft
265 long tons (269 t)
28 November 1894
| Sunk after collision, 8 February 1918|
John I. Thornycroft & Company
HMS Boxer was an Ardent-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy, launched on 28 November 1894.
At the launch on 28 November 1894 at Chiswick the destroyer was named by Miss Joan Thornycroft, daughter of the artist Hamo Thornycroft and niece of the yards founder John Isaac Thornycroft.
HMS Boxer (1894) Wikipedia
Boxer served with the Mediterranean Squadron in 1901. From 1 January 1902 she was commanded by lieutenant Bertram Owen Frederick Phibbs. She underwent repairs to re-tube her boilers in 1902, following which lieutenant Phibbs was back in command.
Boxer collided with the merchant ship SS St Patrick in the English Channel on 8 February 1918, sinking as a result.