U.S.S. Petrel (1888)

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U.S.S. Petrel (1888)
Hull Number: PG-2
Builder: Columbian I. W.[1]
Ordered: Act of 3 March, 1885[2]
Laid down: 27 August, 1887[3]
Launched: 13 October, 1888[4]
Commissioned: 10 December, 1889[5]
Decommissioned: 15 July, 1919[6]
Stricken: 16 April, 1920[7]
Sold: 1 November, 1920[8]
U.S.S. Petrel was a gunboat completed for the United States Navy in 1889.

Construction

Service

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Armament

As Completed

[23][24]

  • four 6-inch/30 caliber
  • two 3-pounder
  • one 1-pounder

1918

[25]

  • four 4-inch/40 caliber
  • two 3-pounders

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 164.
  3. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  4. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  5. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  6. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  7. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  8. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  9. Register of Officers, 1891. p. 12.
  10. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 10.
  11. List and Station, July 1898. p. 6.
  12. List and Station, July 1900. p. 10.
  13. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 18.
  14. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 18.
  15. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 18.
  16. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 18.
  17. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 18.
  18. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 16.
  19. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 16.
  20. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 18.
  21. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 16.
  22. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 20.
  23. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.
  24. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 164.
  25. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 68.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.


Gunboat U.S.S. Petrel
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