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Type: Gun Boat ; Armament 6
BM: tons ; Displacement: 715 tons
Machinery notes: 1200 hpi
5 May 1887 Commissioned at Sheerness
17 Jun 1900 Is due at Devonport from China, where she has been releived by the Rosario. Although she is one of the old type of gunboats and has been in commission 13 years, her condition is considered sufficiently sound to justify the expenditure of £18,600 in preparing her for further service.
Aug 1914 Portsmouth. Attached to HMS ARIADNE for training of Stokers
???? Renamed Dryad
1919 Navigation training
Type: Armed whaler ; Armament NK
Acquired : 1915 ; Disposal date or year : ????
Circa early 1915 taken up by the Admiralty from Durban and Saldana Bay. Employed in and off the Rufigi Delta following the location of the Konigsberg - see p. 345 www.naval-review.org/issues/1916-2.pdf.
From late Jul 1915 employed patrolling inshore waters off the coast of East Africa as detailed in 1916-2.pdf.