H.M.S. Griper (1879)

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H.M.S. Griper (1879)
Builder: Pembroke[1]
Launched: 15 Sep, 1879[2]
Broken up: 1951[3]
H.M.S. Griper was one of 24 gunboats of the Ant class. Her name is sometimes spelled Gryper.[4]

In 1923, Griper was made a base ship in Simonstown and her named was changed to H.M.S. Flora.

Service

Commissioned at Portsmouth on 12 May, 1885.[5]

Commissioned at Simonstown on 15 June, 1923 as Flora.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 281.
  2. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 281.
  3. Lyon; Winfield. The Steam & Sail List. p. 281.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 240.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 213.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 240.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 213.
  8. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 210.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 240.
  10. Campbell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 210.
  11. Hodgson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/124. f. 124.
  12. Hodgson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/124. f. 124.
  13. Washington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/514. f. 517.
  14. Washington Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/514. f. 517.
  15. Lawrie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/38. f. 441.


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