H.M.S. Sandpiper (1897)

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H.M.S. Sandpiper (1897)
Pendant Number: N/A (Nov 1919)[1]
Builder: Yarrow & Company[2]
Launched: 2 Jul, 1897[3]
Sold: 18 Oct, 1920[4]
Fate: at Hong Kong
H.M.S. Sandpiper was one of four Heron Class river gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

There was a later gunboat Sandpiper assembled from sections in China, and served on the rivers there from 1934.

Service

Re-commissioned at Hong Kong on 13 March, 1907.[5]

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. (March, 1913). p. 372.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 301a.
  7. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 372.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 371.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 372.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 371.


Heron Class River Gunboat
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