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H.M.S. 'GROWLER'

Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at Blackwall.
Yard No.
Launched:8th May 1856
Tonnage:232 BM
Length:106 feet
Breadth:22 feet
Depth:6 . 6 feet
Machinery:Maudslay, Sons & Field, Lambeth. 215 ihp. One set 2-clinder reciprocating, 60 ihp (nom) 203 - 233 hp (ind). 7 1/2 knots.
Decks:
Built of:Wood
Type:Albacore Class Screw Gunboat.
Registered:
Off Number:
Built for:H.M. Government.
Other info:Armament 1 x 68 pdr SB. 1 x 32 pdr SB. 2 x 24 pdr Howitzers.
Complement 28 officers and ratings.
Cost 8,576.
History:Laid down to build 12th October 1855.
23rd April 1856. Present at Fleet Review, Spithead.
1860. Served at the Malta station.
10th May 1858. Commanded by Lieutenant Commander Henry Edward Crozier.
14th December 1864. Broken up at Malta.



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