Allied Warships


Royal Dutch Navy

The Gruno class gunboat HNMS Brinio of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 14 May 1940.

All Gunboat classes (in service with the Royal Dutch Navy).

 Gruno (3)1914 - 1915

1 ship classes.

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War losses: Gunboats



Polish Navy3 Sep 1939ORP General Haller (H)General Haller 


Royal Dutch Navy12 May 1940HNMS Friso (i)Gruno 
Royal Dutch Navy14 May 1940HNMS BrinioGruno 
French Navy18 Jun 1940FR Enseigne HenryDubourdieu 
French Navy18 Jun 1940FR EtourdiArdent 
French Navy18 Jun 1940FR VauquoisArras 


French Navy14 Apr 1941FR ConquéranteValliante 
French Navy23 May 1941FR MeuliereAlbatre 


US Navy3 Mar 1942USS Asheville (PG-21)Asheville 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR Les EspargesArras 
US Navy5 Dec 1942USS Erie (PG-50)Erie 


French Navy30 Apr 1944FR TahureArras 


French Navy10 Mar 1945FR MarneSomme 

13 Gunboats lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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