HMS Albacore (1856)  (5th)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 4-gun

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Albacore was the name ship of a large class of 99, 4-gun, wooden screw gunboats.

Built by J & R White of West Cowes, and engined by Maudslay , Sons & Field, laid down 12-Oct-1855, launched 03-Apr-1856 and completed 05-May-1856.

Took part in the Royal Fleet Review 1856.

Used as a tank vessel from 1874. Hulked in 1882.

Broken up at Bermuda Jun-1885.


Other HMS Albacore
- 1st  HMS Albacore
- 2nd HMS Albacore
- 3rd HMS Albacore
- 4th HMS Albacore
- 5th HMS Albacore
- 6th HMS Albacore
- 7th HMS Albacore
- 8th HMS Albacore

- Albacore Class (1856)
- Specifications
- Ships
- Plans/Schematics
- Pictures
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 27 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.