HMS Bittern (1869)  (3rd)
Wooden Screw Gunvessel 3-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Bittern was a 3-gun, wooden screw gunvessel.

Built at Pembroke Dock, launched 17-Dec-1869, 170ft long, 29ft wide, and of 663 tons builders measurement, displacing 805 tons. Armed with 1 x 7in muzzle loading and 2 x 40pdr guns.

Sold Nov-1887 for breaking up.

Won the Battle Honours: Ashantee 1873-74 and Alexandria 1882.


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

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This page last edited - 01 August, 2012.

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