HMS Charger (1856)  (3rd)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 4-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Charger was an Albacore class, 4-gun, wooden screw gunboat.

Built by Pitcher of Northfleet, laid down 09-Aug-1855, launched 13-Nov-1855 and completed 24-Jan-1856.

Took part in the Royal Fleet Review 1856.

Used as a Buoy boat from Jun-1866 at Halifax and renamed YC3 24-Jun-1866. Renamed YC6 in 1869.

Sold Jul-1887 and renamed Rescue.

Broken up 1921.


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

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This page last edited - 27 December, 2012.

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