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By the mid 1920s, she was in service on the [[Yangtse River]], serving there until at least mid 1937.{{NLJul37|p. 223}}
 
By the mid 1920s, she was in service on the [[Yangtse River]], serving there until at least mid 1937.{{NLJul37|p. 223}}
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In August and September of 1926, she was involved in the ''Wanhsien'' Incident on the river, in which she sought to protect British-owned river steamers from capture.
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==

Latest revision as of 08:45, 14 August 2019

H.M.S. Cockchafer (1915)
Pendant Number: P.95 (Jan 1916)
P.83 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Barclay Curle & Company[2]
Ordered: 2 15[3]
Launched: 16 Dec, 1915[4]
Sold: 1949[5]
Fate: at Singapore
H.M.S. Cockchafer was one of 12 gunboats of the "Insect" class.

Service

She recommissioned at the Nore on 6 January, 1920.[6]

By the mid 1920s, she was in service on the Yangtse River, serving there until at least mid 1937.[7]

In August and September of 1926, she was involved in the Wanhsien Incident on the river, in which she sought to protect British-owned river steamers from capture.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 222.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 223.
  8. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 393c.
  10. Denny Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/250. f. 284.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392l.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p.758.
  13. Thursfield Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/87. f. 93.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 746a.
  15. Thursfield Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/51/87. f. 93.
  16. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 226.
  17. Simpson Service Records. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 151.
  18. Simpson Service Records. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 151.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 225.
  20. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 225.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 224.
  22. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  23. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  24. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 222.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 223.
  26. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 222.
  27. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  28. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  29. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  30. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  31. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  32. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  33. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  34. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  35. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  36. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  37. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  38. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  39. Uboat.net page on the man.

Bibliography


Insect Class Gunboat
Aphis Bee Cicala Cockchafer Cricket
Glowworm Gnat Ladybird Mantis Moth
  Scarab Tarantula  
<– Fly Class Small Fry (UK) "P" Class –>
<– Fly Class Gunboats (UK) H.M.S. Peterel –>