HMS Biter (1855)  (3rd)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 2-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Biter was a Dapper Class, 2-gun, wooden screw gunboat.

Built by Pitcher of Northfleet, laid down 05-Feb-1855, launched 05-May-1855 and completed 25-May-1855. Engine by John Penn & Sons.

Took part in the Royal Fleet Review 1856.

Used as a coal hulk from 24-Jan-1865, and later renamed T16.

Sold Mar-1904.

Won the Battle Honour: Baltic 1855.


Other HMS Biter
- 1st  HMS Biter
- 2nd HMS Biter
- 3rd HMS Biter
- 4th HMS Biter
- 5th HMS Biter
- 6th HMS Biter

- Dapper Class (1855)
- Specifications
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- 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.