The 1st Patrol Gunboat Squadron, formerly the 1st Gunboat Squadron and 1st Patrol Squadron, is the oldest unit of the SDF-Navy, established in 1920 with vessels from all around the Free Lands.
Abhcan's Little Daggers (1924-1963/1965)
First refit of the sloops in 1939
In 1942, with submarines of unknown origin operating within the Waters of the Free Lands, the 1st Patrol Squadron was dispatches with a number of vessels to Shella to participate in Operation Spriocearcaitheoir, led by the cruiser Abhcan. Flagship of the 1st Gunboat Squadron was the Cailleach-class Light Cruiser SDFS Aeval.
Second refit of the sloops in 1946
scrapped between 1963 and 1965
1st Gunboat Squadron (1965-2002)
1st Patrol Gunboat Squadron (2002-2018)
First unit to test the Fiagai-class Patrol Boat.
First unit to be equipped with Stalcaire-class Unmanned Surface Vessels in 2018, handing their Fiagais to the 19th Patrol Gunboat Squadron