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HMS Ladybird - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Ladybird

Name : HMS Ladybird
Laid Down :
Launched : 12th April 1916
Completed : 1917
Type : Gunboat
Class : Insect
Builder : Lobnitz and Co. Ltd
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sunk off Torbruk 12th May 1941.

Timeline Entries :


3rd August 1921 - Arrived Bratislava
5th August 1921 - Arrived Vienna
13th August 1921 - Arrived Budapest
9th December 1921 - Arrived Galatz
7th April 1932 - Sailed Shanghai for Chinkiang
9th April 1932 - Arrived Chinkiang
22nd April 1932 - Arrived Nanking
1st October 1932 - Yangtse Flotilla Gunboats, China Station
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. E. W. Bush, DSC in Command
27th January 1933 - Sailed Nanking for Shanghai
2nd March 1933 - Arrived Chinkiang
4th April 1933 - Arrived Wuhu
29th July 1933 - Sailed Changsha for Hankow
30th July 1933 - Arrived Hankow
8th August 1933 - Sailed Hankow for Wuhu
20th December 1933 - Sailed Kiukiang for Hankow
21st December 1933 - Arrived Hankow
15th January 1934 - Sailed Hankow for Shanghai
11th April 1934 - Arrived Wuhu
30th April 1934 - Arrived Nanking from Wuhu
12th May 1934 - Sailed Wuhu for Kiukiang
19th August 1934 - Sailed Shasi for Hankow
22nd September 1934 - Sailed Hankow
20th October 1934 - Arrived Hankow
19th December 1934 - Sailed Wuhu for Nanking
20th December 1934 - Arrived Kiukiang
24th December 1934 - Arrived Tatung
17th January 1935 - Arrived Chinkiang
18th January 1935 - Sailed Chinkiang
18th June 1935 - Arrived Hankow
16th November 1935 - Arrived Ichang
28th December 1935 - Arrived Kiukiang
27th January 1936 - Sailed Hankow for Chinkiang
12th February 1936 - Arrived Shanghai
11th May 1936 - Sailed Wuhu for Hankow
28th May 1936 - Arrived Ichang
17th June 1936 - Arrived Hankow
20th June 1936 - Sailed Hankow for Wuhu
25th July 1936 - Arrived Changsha
25th August 1936 - Arrived Ichang
7th October 1936 - Arrived Hankow
28th May 1937 - Arrived Hankow
19th July 1937 - Sailed Nanking for Kiukiang
22nd July 1937 - Arrived Kiukiang
12th December 1937 - Came under fire from a Japanese artillery unit near Wuhu on the Yangtze
3rd April 1938 - Sailed Wuhu
26th July 1938 - Sailed Nanking
8th May 1939 - Arrived Shanghai
2nd September 1939 - China Station, Yangtze
2nd October 1939 - Ordered to Singapore for duty as patrol boats and minesweepers
27th October 1939 - Sailed Shanghai for Hong Kong
29th October 1939 - Arrived Saigon
November 1939 - Returned to Shanghai as guardship
December 1939 - At Singapore to convert
1st March 1940 - Sailed Singapore for Penang
1st March 1940 - Sailed Singapore for the Mediterranean
2nd March 1940 - Arrived Penang
3rd March 1940 - Arrived Nocobar Islands for refuelling
3rd March 1940 - Sailed Penang
11th March 1940 - Sailed Colombo for Bombay
27th March 1940 - Arrived Aden
4th April 1940 - Arrived Alexandria
21st January 1941 - Bombarded Tobruk

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Last edited : 08:32, April 1, 2011
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