Thirteenth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla (Royal Navy)

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The Thirteenth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla was a formation of gunboats acting as fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy. It operated out of the Clyde late in the war.


February, 1919 – X

The formation is based in Clyde alongside the Twenty-first Fleet Sweeping Flotilla, and is unofficially dubbed the "Gunboat Fleet Sweeping Flotilla". Speedwell bears the Senior Officer.[1]

Operating from Clyde
Sweeping Torpedo Gunboats
Spanker Speedwell(S.N.O.) Circe Gossamer Leda

Senior Officers


  1. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 16 and Supplements through X.


  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.

See Also

British Minesweeping Formations
Minesweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Fourth
Fleet Sweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Sixth | Seventh | Eighth | Ninth | Tenth
Eleventh | Twelfth | Thirteenth | Fifteenth | Sixteenth | Eighteenth | Nineteenth
Twentieth | Twenty-first | Twenty-second | Twenty-third | Twenty-fourth