Armed boarding vessel
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Armed boarding vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Launched||2 Apr 1920|
|Commissioned||21 Feb 1940|
|Lost||7 Dec 1941|
Passenger / cargo vessel completed on 19 August 1920. Taken in hand for fitting out as Armed boarding vessel at Bombay on 23 January 1940. Fitting out completed on 21 February 1940. Displacement: 3129 GRT. Dimensions: 100.6 x 14 feet. Armament: 2 4" guns (2x1), 2 2pdr AA (2x1) Speed: 14 knots.
HMS Chantala (Lt.Cdr. (retired) Christopher Ernest Inman Gibbs, RN) was mined of Tubruk, Libya on 7 December 1941.
Commands listed for HMS Chantala
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Christopher Ernest Inman Gibbs, RN||25 Jan 1940||7 Dec 1941|
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