The Alligator gunboat is the name given to a gunboat used by the National Protection Process.
The Alligator was named after the reptile of the same name.
Alongside is one of five escort boats used by the National Protection Process during Operation Hood and alongside the Crocodile gunboat and the Walrus fast attack craft is one of those ships to be modelled off both a minesweeper and a Dutch ship as Alligator is modeled on HNLMS Abraham van der Hulst, a Dutch minesweeper during World War II.
Length: 56.70 meters
Type: Escort ship
Armament: 1 75 mm (3.0 in) gun, 2 × twin 12.7 mm machine guns
Maximum speed: 15 knots
Weight: 450 long tons
Users: National Protection Process
Battles and Operations: Operation Hood