H.M.S. Gannet (1927)

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H.M.S. Gannet (1927)
Builder: Yarrow & Company
Launched: 10 Nov, 1927
Commissioned: 6 Mar, 1928[1]
Transferred: 1942
Fate: to China

H.M.S. Gannet was a river gunboat built for service in the Royal Navy in the 1920s.

There was an earlier ship of the same name, the composite screw sloop Gannet, launched in 1878.

Service

Gannet spent her career on the China Station, primarily plying the Yangtse River.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 242.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 242.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 241.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 242.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 243.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 243.

Bibliography


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