HMS Peterel (T 21)
River gunboat of the Peterel class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered||21 Dec 1925|
|Launched||18 Jul 1927|
|Commissioned||29 Nov 1927|
|Lost||8 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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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edwin Beadnell Carnduff, RN||13 Sep 1938||5 Jan 1940|
|2||Capt. Percival Henry Gwynne James, RN||5 Jan 1940||Oct 1940|
|3||Cdr. (emergency) Herbert Victor Creer, RAN||Oct 1940||25 Jul 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Stephen Polkinghorn, RNR||late 1941||8 Dec 1941|
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