HMS Rattler

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Rattler, 1887
Type: Gun Boat ; Armament 6
BM: tons ; Displacement: 715 tons
Machinery notes: 1200 hpi

5 May 1887 Commissioned at Sheerness

1890 China

17 Jun 1900 Is due at Devonport from China, where she has been releived by the Rosario. Although she is one of the old type of gunboats and has been in commission 13 years, her condition is considered sufficiently sound to justify the expenditure of 18,600 in preparing her for further service.

Aug 1914 Portsmouth. Attached to HMS ARIADNE for training of Stokers

NL Jan 1921 Attached to Ariadne for training of Stokers