Allied Warships

Steam Gunboats

SGB class

7 ships

Technical information

TypeSteam Gunboat
Displacement165 BRT 
Length146 feet (oa) 
Complement27 men 
Armament2 2pdr (2x1)
4 .5" AA (2x2)
2 21" Torpedo tubes (2x1) 
Max speed35 knots
Engines1 boiler, geared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power8000 SHP 
Notes on class 

Royal Navy Royal Navy ships of the SGB class

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HMS SGB 1 (S 301)
HMS SGB 2 (S 302)
HMS SGB 3 / Grey Seal (S 303)
HMS SGB 4 / Grey Fox (S 304)
HMS SGB 5 / Grey Owl (S 305)
HMS SGB 6 / Grey Shark (S 306)
HMS SGB 7 (S 307) Lost on 19 Jun 1942
HMS SGB 8 / Grey Wolf (S 308)
HMS SGB 9 / Grey Goose (S 309)

7 Steam Gunboats of the SGB class. 1 of them was lost.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

See all Royal Navy Steam Gunboat classes.

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