H.M.S. Osprey (1876)

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H.M.S. Osprey (1876)
Builder: Sheerness Royal Dockyard[1]
Launched: 5 Aug, 1876[2]
Sold: 1890[3]
H.M.S. Osprey was one of five Osprey Class composite screw sloops completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Sheerness on 19 September, 1882 under Commander Herbert Ward Dowding.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 57.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 228.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 228.
  6. Gissing Service Record, in our PDF for George Augustus Giffard. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 516.
  7. Gissing Service Record, in our PDF for George Augustus Giffard. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 516.

Bibliography


Osprey Class Composite Screw Sloop
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