Allied Warships

HMS Peterel (T 21)

River gunboat of the Peterel class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
PennantT 21 
Built byYarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)  
Ordered21 Dec 1925 
Laid down 
Launched18 Jul 1927 
Commissioned29 Nov 1927 
Lost8 Dec 1941 

Sunk at Shanghai by the Japanese cuiser Izumo after rufusing to surrender.


Commands listed for HMS Peterel (T 21)

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1Lt.Cdr. Edwin Beadnell Carnduff, RN13 Sep 19385 Jan 1940
2Capt. Percival Henry Gwynne James, RN5 Jan 1940Oct 1940
3Cdr. (emergency) Herbert Victor Creer, RANOct 194025 Jul 1941

4T/Lt. Stephen Polkinghorn, RNRlate 19418 Dec 1941

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