HMS Banshee (1847)  (1st)
Iron Paddle Packet

This the first ship to carry the name HMS Banshee was an iron paddle packet. Designed a a single ship class for the Holyhead station.

Built at Rotherhithe, launched 13-Oct-1847 189ft long 27ft wide and of 670 tons builders measurement.

Based at Liverpool then Holyhead and fitted for Mediterranean service 1850/51.

Broken up 1864.

Won the Battle Honour: Crimea 1854-55.


Other HMS Banshee
- 1st  HMS Banshee 
- 2nd HMS Banshee 

- Banshee Class (1847)
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This page last edited - 25 August, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.