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H.M.S. 'FOAM'

Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at the Northam Yard.
Yard No.
Launched:8th May 1856 - Laid Down 29/10/1855
Tonnage:232 64/94
Length:108 . 3 feet.
Breadth:21 . 8 feet.
Depth:Depth in hold 8 . 0 feet.
Machinery:By Penn, Greenwich. 60 h.p. 31 . 57 psi. 6 . 822 knots.
Propeller dia 6' 0". Pitch 6' 0"
Decks:
Built of:Wood
Type:Screw gunboat.
Registered:
Off Number:
Built for:H.M. Government.
Other info:2 guns - 1 x 68 pdr & 1 x 32 pdr plus 2 x 24 pdr howizers.
Ship cost 5,053. class.23 men. Albacore
History:Home station.
Served as a tender and fell to pieces after a short time due to being made out of unseasoned timber.
8th Feb 1867 Ordered to be sold.
June 1867. Taken to pieces at Haslar.



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