HMS Gipsy (1897)

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HMS Gipsy (not Gypsy) was a Gipsy-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy [1]. She was launched by Fairfield on the 9th of March 1897 and served in home waters through the Great War. She destroyed a U boat which had foundered on the Goodwin Sands in 1917 and was sold off in 1921.


The British Destroyer by Captain T.D. Manning ISBN 0 906223 13 X page 44. First published in Great Britain in 1961 by Putnam and Co Ltd and reprinted in facsimile by Godfrey Cave associates Ltd in 1979.