H.M.S. Tarantula (1915)

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H.M.S. Tarantula (1915)
Pendant Number: P.6A (Jan 1916)
P.A8 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Wood Skinner[2]
Ordered: February, 1915[3]
Launched: 18 Dec, 1915[4]
Commissioned: 1 Jun, 1916[5]
Expended: 1 May, 1946[6]
Fate: as target off Ceylon
H.M.S. Tarantula was one of twelve gunboats of the "Insect" class.

Service

She was commissioned on 1 June, 1916.[7]

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. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 870.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 106.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 273.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398c.
  9. Eddis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/98. f. ?.
  10. Eddis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/98. f. ?.
  11. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/15. f. 367.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  13. Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/15. f. 367.
  14. Cloete Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 181.
  15. Cloete Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/91. f. 181.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 818.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 273.
  18. Boddam-Whetham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/272. ff. 225, 306.
  19. Boddam-Whetham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/272. ff. 225, 306.
  20. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  21. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.

Bibliography


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