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Swallow, 1885
Type: Sloop ; Armament 4 x 4 " ; 4 x 3 pdr
Launched : 27 Oct 1885 ; Disposal date or year : 1904
Displacement: 1140 tons
Propulsion: Twin Screw
Notes:

7 Oct 1886 Commissioned at Sheerness

An attempt to visit San Blas on the east coast of South America.

1890 Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa


Swallow, Admiralty Trawler No. 26 and / or 448, 1914
Type: Trawler ; Armament: unarmed during the first year of service
Requisitioned as Admiralty Minesweeper : Nov 1914 ? ;
Notes:

7 Jun 1916 348 left for Imbros and Dardanelles patrol, net drifters, and trawler patrols; visited trawler 26 Swallow; which had just sunk a floating mine - see p 46 www.naval-review.org/issues/1918.pdf.

7 Sep 1916 left Kephelo, homeward bound - see p 51 www.naval-review.org/issues/1918.pdf.


Swallow, 1918
Type: Destroyer ; Armament 3 x 4 " [3x1], 1x2pdr AA, 4 x 21 " TT [2x2]
Launched : 1 Aug 1918 ; Disposal date or year : 24 Sep 1936
Complement: 98
Notes:

Circa 5 May 1920 present at Batoum - see p. 300-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1922-2.pdf.