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HMS Bee - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Bee

Name : HMS Bee
Laid Down :
Launched : 8th December 1915
Completed :
Type : Gunboat
Class : Insect
Builder : Ailsa
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Scrapped 22nd March 1939

Timeline Entries :


4th December 1917 - Cdr.. George Francis Arthur Mulock Assumed Command
6th January 1920 - Cdr.. George Francis Arthur Mulock Relinquished Command
28th September 1921 - Arrived Hankow
3rd January 1927 - At Hankow
30th May 1927 - At Hankow
4th July 1930 - Arrived Chenglin
17th October 1931 - Flagship of Rear-Admiral R.A.S. Hill
17th October 1931 - Capt. O.K. Kekewich in Command
17th October 1931 - Arrived Shanghai
5th April 1932 - Sailed Kiukiang for Shanghai
7th April 1932 - Arrived Nanking
10th April 1932 - Arrived Shanghai
20th April 1932 - At Shanghai
1st October 1932 - Yangtse Flotilla Gunboats, China Station
1st October 1932 - Flagship. Rear Admiral R. A. S. Hill, CBE
1st October 1932 - Capt. H. H. Bousfield in Command
19th January 1933 - Arrived Kiukiang
2nd March 1933 - Arrived Kiukiand
8th March 1933 - Arrived Nanking
11th March 1933 - Sailed Nanking for Shanghai
18th April 1933 - Sailed Shanghai for Chinkiang
20th April 1933 - Arrived Chinkiang
22nd April 1933 - Arrived Nanking
26th April 1933 - Arrived Wuhu
26th April 1933 - Arrived Wuhu
28th April 1933 - Sailed Wuhu for Kiukiang
25th June 1933 - Sailed Chungking for Ichang
18th July 1933 - Sailed Hankow for Changsha
12th August 1933 - Arrived Kiukiang
11th November 1933 - Arrived Nanking
21st November 1933 - Sailed Nanking for Wuhu
22nd November 1933 - Arrived Wuhu
9th January 1934 - Sailed Hankow for Shasi
13th January 1934 - Arrived Shasi
15th January 1934 - Sailed Shasi and arrived Ichang
19th January 1934 - Sailed Ichang and arrived Shasi
27th January 1934 - Arrived Hankow
17th February 1934 - Arrived Kiukiang
19th February 1934 - Sailed Kiukiang for Wuhu
20th February 1934 - Arrived Wuhu
21st February 1934 - Arrived Nanking
24th February 1934 - Arrived Chinkiang
26th February 1934 - Sailed Chinkiang for Shanghai
25th March 1934 - Sailed Nanking for Hankow
14th April 1934 - Arrived Chinkiang
21st April 1934 - Arrived Wuhu
22nd April 1934 - Sailed Wuhu for Kiukiang
23rd April 1934 - Arrived Kiukiang
24th April 1934 - Sailed Kiukiang for Hankow
12th June 1934 - Sailed Ichang for Chungking
25th June 1934 - Sailed Ichang for Hankow
30th July 1934 - Arrived Wuhu
31st July 1934 - Sailed Wuhu for Kiukiang
20th August 1934 - Sailed Hankow for Changsha
28th August 1934 - Sailed Changsha for Ichang
30th August 1934 - Arrived Ichang
27th October 1934 - Arrived Nanking
1st November 1934 - Arrived Shanghai
1st December 1934 - Arrived Wuhu
3rd December 1934 - Sailed Wuhu for Kiukiang
5th December 1934 - Arrived Kiukiang
6th December 1934 - Arrived Kiukiang
8th December 1934 - Arrived Hankow
15th March 1935 - Arrived Wuhu
29th March 1935 - Arrived Hankow
23rd May 1935 - Arrived Hankow
18th June 1935 - Arrived Wuhu
15th April 1936 - Arrived Hankow
9th June 1936 - Sailed Ichang for Chungking
16th June 1936 - Sailed Chungking for Hankow
19th June 1936 - Arrived Hankow
24th October 1936 - Sailed Nanking for Hankow
10th April 1937 - Arrived Changsha
10th April 1937 - Arrived Changsha
28th June 1937 - Arrived Nanking
7th July 1937 - Sailed Nanking for Chinkiang
12th July 1937 - Arrived Nanking
17th July 1937 - Sailed Nanking for Hankow
20th July 1937 - Arrived Hankow
30th July 1937 - Captain C.E. Hotham relinquished Command
30th July 1937 - Capt. G.E.M. O'Donnell Assumed Command
11th December 1937 - Sailed Kiukiang
12th December 1937 - Came under fire from a Japanese artillery unit near Wuhu on the Yangtze
6th March 1938 - Arrived Nanking
1st April 1938 - Sailed Shanghai for Nanking
6th April 1938 - Arrived Shanghai
20th April 1938 - Sailed Shanghai for Nanking

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