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 & Company[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. (July, 1931). 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. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 273.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 273.
  20. Boddam-Whetham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/272. ff. 225, 306.
  21. Boddam-Whetham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/272. ff. 225, 306.
  22. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  23. 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
  Scarab Tarantula  
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