Allied Warships

River gunboats

Dragonfly class

4 ships

Technical information

TypeRiver gunboat
Displacement585 BRT 
Length197 feet 
Complement74 men 
Armament2 4" guns (2x1)
1 3.7" howitzer
8 machine guns 
Max speed17 knots
EnginesParsons geared turbines 
Power3800 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Dragonfly class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Bee (T 61)
HMS Dragonfly (T 11) Lost on 14 Feb 1942
HMS Grasshopper (T 85) Lost on 14 Feb 1942
HMS Locust (T 28)
HMS Mosquito (T 94) Lost on 1 Jun 1940

4 River gunboats of the Dragonfly class. 3 of them were lost.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

See all River gunboat classes.

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