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Dragon, 1860
Type: Tug ;
Launched : Circa 1859-1860 ; BM: 113 tons ;
Machinery notes: 40 h.p.
Notes:

The cost of the vessel appears to have been paid from the Navy's budget, with the Navy being reimbursed by the Maltese Government.


Dragon, 1878
Type: Composite Sloop ;
Launched : 30 May 1878 ; Disposal date or year : 1892
Displacement: 1124 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 1010 hpi
Notes:

19 Feb 1879 Commissioned at Devonport.

1879 East Indies.

Apr 1886 Aden.

9 May 1886 arrived at Suez.

1890 Devonport.


Dragon, 1917
Type: Light Cruiser ; Armament 6 - 6" ; 2 - 3" AA ; 4 - 3 pdr. etc. TT.
Launched : 29 Dec 1917 ; Disposal date or year : 11 Jul 1944
Complement: 350
Notes:

27 Aug 1922 at Christiania - see p. 340 www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-2.pdf.

8 Sep 1922 up the Vistula - see p. 344-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1923-2.pdf.

15 Jan 1943 transferred to the Polish Navy (name unchanged).

27 Nov 1923 departed Chatham to join the Hood on a World Cruise, but due to fog didn't join the squadron until 30 Nov - see p. 109-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-1.pdf.

Summary of details of World Cruise 1923-4 - see p. 319-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-2.pdf.

8 Jul 1944 damaged due to war causes and consequently declared a constructional total loss.

11 Jul 1944 scuttled as a breakwater.