Gunboats


HMS Harrier


TypeTorpedo Gunboat
ClassHalcyon (or Dryad)
Built1894
Speed18.2 Knots
Weight1,070 tons
Armament4 x 6pdr, 1 x Nordenfeldt MG, 5 x Torpedo Tubes
Crew120
FateIn 1921 she was sold to a Welsh company for commerical use.
NotesAfter spending some years in the Mediteranean, she was transferred to fishery protection duties. Then she was used at the Navigation school in Portsmouth. At the outbreak of World War I, she was converted to a minesweeper.


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by Stephen Luscombe