Allied Warships

HMS Dragonfly (T 11)

River gunboat of the Dragonfly class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
PennantT 11 
Built byThornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)  
Ordered9 Aug 1937 
Laid down29 Dec 1937 
Launched8 Dec 1938 
Commissioned5 Jun 1939 
Lost14 Feb 1942 

Heavily damaged by Japanse aircraft off Rusuk Buaja Island, abandoned and later sank.


Commands listed for HMS Dragonfly (T 11)

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1Cdr. Harold Thomas Armstrong, RNmid 193927 Sep 1939
2Cdr. John Henry Ruck-Keene, RN27 Sep 193914 Nov 1939
3Lt. Alexander Henderson Diack, RN14 Nov 19399 Feb 1940
4Lt.Cdr. Sydney Arthur Richards, RNR9 Feb 1940

5Cdr. (retired) Alfred William Sprott, RN???14 Feb 1942 (+)

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