Wednesday, 22 June 2022

British river gunboat HMS Greenfly in Mesopotamia refloated according to the Weekly Intelligence Summary No. 1 dated 8 January 1921

An item reported that in Mesopotamia the British defence vessel Greenfly was refloated. (1)


1. Fly-class river gunboat, also called small China gunboat, especially designed for patrolling on the Tigris river, building ordered in February 1915, launched by Yarrow&Company in September 1915, paid off in March 1918 and sold at Basra, Iraq on 1 March 1923.


The National Archives, Kew Gardens, England CAB/24/118/41

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