Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway

Hudswell, Clarke & Co. Ltd. 0-4-0ST Works No.308, Built 1887.

Six ships of the Royal Navy have been named H.M.S. DAISY.

  1. Was a Cheerful class gunboat, built by Westbrook at Blackwall Yard and launched on the 20th March 1856.
    It was scrapped in January 1869.
  2. Was a survey vessel, launched on the 14th February 1911 and sold in March 1920.
  3. DAISY II, was requisitioned in 1939 for harbour service and returned in 1945.
  4. DAISY, was requisitioned in 1940 for harbour service and returned in 1945.
  5. DAISY II, was requisitioned in 1940 for harbour service and returned in 1945.
  6. DAISY, was requisitioned in 1941 for harbour service and was lost in a storm on the Clyde on the 24th April 1942.
Very little is known about No.s 3 - 6, apart from they were requisitioned Trawlers, Whalers and Drifters.

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