The NNS Bonny at the Nigerian War Museum
|Name:||HMS Gifford (P3111)|
|Commissioned:||30 June 1954|
|Fate:||Sold in 1968 to Nigeria|
|Class and type:||Ford class seaward defence boat|
|Length:||117 ft 3 in (35.74 m)|
|Beam:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Draught:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
Their names were all chosen from villages ending in -ford. This boat was named after Gifford. She was launched on 30 June 1954 and sold to Nigeria in 1968. Renamed NNS Bonny, she fought in the Nigerian Civil War against Biafra. She was decommissioned in 1983.
- There are several places in UK whose name contains or consists of Gifford. It is unclear which one the namegivers had in mind.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. p. 160. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
- "Table of contents". The National War Museum Umuahia (PDF). DARC, Carolina Academic Press. p. vi. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
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