HMS Cicala (T 71)
River gunboat of the Insect class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Feb 1915|
|Laid down||Feb 1915|
|Launched||10 Dec 1915|
|Lost||21 Dec 1941|
HMS Cicala (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.C. Boldero, DSC, RN) was damaged at Hong Kong by Japanese aircraft. Then scuttled in the East Lamma Channel (near Aberdeen) with a total of six depth charges being dropped alongside the hull by HMS MTB 9 (Lt. A. Kennedy, RNVR)
Commands listed for HMS Cicala (T 71)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Denis John Pack-Beresford, RN||8 Feb 1938||13 May 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Gerard Horace Gandy, RN||13 May 1940||3 Apr 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Christian Boldero, DSC, RN||24 Jun 1941||21 Dec 1941|
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