H.M.S. Moorhen (1901)

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H.M.S. Moorhen (1901)
Pendant Number: N.6A (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Yarrow & Company[2]
Launched: 18 Aug, 1901[3]
Sold: Aug, 1933[4]
H.M.S. Moorhen was one of two Teal Class river gunboats completed for the Royal Navy. She would serve for thirty-two years in the river waterways of China.

Service

She re-commissioned on 17 October, 1918 and seemingly remained in continuous service until at least early 1933.[5]

She was replaced in service by the new gunboat Sandpiper which was sent to China in sections for reassembly, and commissioned in August, 1933.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  4. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 105.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 255.
  6. "Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Nov 02, 1933; pg. 7; Issue 46591.
  7. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 282.
  8. Noble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/248. f. 282.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 346. 25 January given here.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 347.
  11. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 347.
  13. Leith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/437. f. 439.
  14. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 848.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 786.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 786.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 256.
  18. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/248. f. 262.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 256.
  20. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/248. f. 262.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 256.
  22. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 256.
  23. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 255.


Teal Class River Gunboat
  Teal Moorhen