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Two ships and a shore establishment of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Robin, after the European robin, a type of bird:

  • HMS Robin was a Heron class gunboat, built in sections in 1897 and erected in Hong Kong. She was sold in 1928.
  • HMS Robin was a river gunboat, launched in 1934 and scuttled in 1941.
  • HMS Robin was a Royal Naval Air Station commissioned in 1943 at RNAS Kirkwall as a tender to HMS Sparrowhawk. It became an independent command in 1944 and paid off in 1945.
  • References

    HMS Robin Wikipedia


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