H.M.S. Merlin (1871)

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H.M.S. Merlin (1871)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 24 Nov, 1871[Citation needed]
Sold: 1891[2]
H.M.S. Merlin was one of nine Ariel Class composite gunboats completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 3 May, 1883.[3]

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. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 222.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1873). p. 194.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1875). p. 190.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 190.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1881). p. 224.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1884). p. 224.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 217.

Bibliography


Ariel Class Composite Gunboat
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