HMS Cicala - HMS Circassian

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Cicala, 1915
Type: Insect Class China River Gunboat ; Armament 2 x 6"
Launched : 1915 ; Disposal date or year : 1941
Displacement: 645 tons
Complement: 53.
Notes:

Jun 1919 prepared for operations up the River Dvina - see p. 137-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-1.pdf

8 Jul 1919 had been busily engaged during the forenoon, but the continual firing at high elevation caused defects to her foremost gun mounting and she had to fall out - see p 144->.

Jul 1919 was damaged by the leadsman dropping his lead on a floating mine - without casualties - see p 147-8->.

10 Aug 1919 further operations in preparation for the withdrawal - see p 148->.

Circa 27 Sep 1919 departed Archangel for England following the conclusion of the Archangel River Expeditionary Force.


Cinderella, 1824
Type: Post Office Steam Packet ; Armament -
Launched : 1823 ? ;
Notes:

Whilst not relevant to this database thought the existence of this vessel should be noted.

12 Apr 1824 departed Falmouth with the steam packets Aladdin and Harlequin, for Milford.


Circassian, 1854
Launched : 1854 ;
Notes:

17 Oct 1854 1st Bombardment of Sebastopol - see p. 437 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow