H.M.S. Bullfrog (1881)

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H.M.S. Bullfrog (1881)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 3 Feb, 1881[Citation needed]
Sold: 1933[2]
H.M.S. Bullfrog was one of eleven gunboats of the Banterer class completed for the Royal Navy around 1880.


In 1913, she was a boom defence vessel stationed at Malta.[3]

She later took the name Egmont when she became further entrenched in Malta harbour life.


Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also


  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 112.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 416-7.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1884). p. 199.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 199.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 207.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 207.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 205.
  9. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), July 12, 1894, Issue 34314, p.10.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 236.


Banterer Class Gunboat
  Redwing Bullfrog Cockchafer  
Barrow Iron Shipbuilding-built
Grappler Wrangler Wasp Banterer Espoir
Samuda Brothers-built
  Starling Stork Raven  
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