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Name Official number Flag IMO
MOSQUITO    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  14/11/1939   
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Gunboat  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1725 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 685 disp 188 ft 0 in LBP  33 ft 0 in mld  16 ft 0 in mld  6 ft 2 in 
Engine builder Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2-shaft Parsons SR geared turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers - 250 lb/sq.in., oil fuel, 3800shp giving 17 knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
River Gunboat, Dragonfly Class - T.94

Battle Honour: DUNKIRK 1940
 
Remarks
2 x 4" QF MkV Guns.
2 x 5" Barrel MC
1 x Mk VIII 2Pdr Pom Pom.
4 x 0.303" Lewis guns. 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Air Attack 01/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
1/6/1940 she was dive bombed, caught fire and sunk at Dunkirk harbour in shallow water with survivours being rescued from her rigging.
3/6/1940 she was blown up with a couple of depth charges by a party from HMS Locust sent to clear her out of the way and disintegrated 
 

 



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