HMS Curlew

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Curlew, 1886
Type: Gun vessel, 1st Class ; Armament 4
Launched : 1886 ; Displacement: 950 tons
Propulsion: Twin Screw
Machinery notes: 1500
Notes:

1 Apr 1886 Recently launched. The Admiralty have instructed that the vessel should be prepared with all despatch for service on the Cape of Good Hope and West Africa Station.

22 Jun 1886 Commissioned at Devonport.

1890 Channel Squadron (temporarily attached).


Curlew, 1917
Type: Light Cruiser ; Armament 5 x 6" ; 2 x 3" AA ; 4 x 3 pdr etc.
Launched : 5 Jul 1917 ;
Displacement: 4190 tons
Notes:

23 Jan - 16 Feb 1924 sent to the Puerto Mexico district to safeguard British interests and lives during the revolution - see p. 515 www.naval-review.org/issues/1924-2.pdf.