H.M.S. Foam (1871)

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H.M.S. Foam (1871)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 29 Aug, 1871[Citation needed]
Broken up: 1887[2]
H.M.S. Foam was one of nine Ariel Class composite gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Built at a cost of £13,916.[3]

By November, 1886, she was identified as one of forty-one vessels of various types the Navy had decided to dispose of due to their lack of practical value in the event of war.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 111.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 09, 1886; pg. 7; Issue 31912.
  4. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 09, 1886; pg. 7; Issue 31912.
  5. The Monthly Navy List. (June, 1875). p. 189.

Bibliography


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