H.M.S. Ladybird (1916)

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H.M.S. Ladybird (1916)
Pendant Number: P.5A (Jan 1916)
P.0A (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Lobnitz & Company[2]
Ordered: 2 15[3]
Launched: 12 Apr, 1916[4]
Sunk: 12 May, 1944[5]
Fate: air attack
H.M.S. Ladybird was one of twelve gunboats of the "Insect" class.

Service

Ladybird re-commissioned on 1 July 1920.[6]

The gunboat was paid off to C. & M. Party at Malta on 17 April, 1922.[7]

She commissioned at Malta on 29 January, 1927. She was attached to the China Station from at least mid-1927[8] until at least mid-1937.[9]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

John Fenwick Warton needs some closer reading.

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, 1921). p. 800.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 252.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 827.
  11. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  12. Hanning-Lee Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/507. f. 510.
  13. Stone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/141. f. 145.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 827.
  15. Stone Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/141. f. 145.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  18. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  20. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 252.

Bibliography


Insect Class Gunboat
Aphis Bee Cicala Cockchafer Cricket
Glowworm Gnat Ladybird Mantis Moth
  Scarab Tarantula  
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