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Harrier, 1894
Type: Torpedo Gun Boat ; Class Halcyon (or Dryad) ; Armament 2 x 4.7" ; 4 x 6 pdr - updated from: 4 x 6 pdr, 1 x Nordenfeldt MG, 5 x Torpedo Tubes
Disposal date or year : 1921
Disposal Details : Sold to a Welsh company for commercial use.
Displacement: 1070 tons
Propulsion: Complement: 120
Machinery notes: 2,500 ; 3,500 ; Speed ; 18.2 knots ;
Notes:

16 Jan 1900 It is reported that Speedy is being commissioned to replace the Harrier in the Mediterranean.

24 Mar 1900 To pay off at Devonport on completion of service on the Mediterranean Station.

Spent some years in the Mediterranean.

Transferred to fishery protection duties.

Aug 1914 Portsmouth. Tender to Navigation School Ship for HMS Dryad.

At the outbreak of World War I, she was converted to a minesweeper..