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HMS Comet (1869)  (11th)
Target Ship

    
This the eleventh  ship to carry the name HMS Comet was a target ship.

Originally HMS Thunderer, a second rate 84-gun ship-of-the-line.

Built at Woolwich Dockyard, launched 1831, after spending eight and a half years on the stocks; 196ft long, 52ft wide and of 2,279 tons builders measurement.

Used as a target ship May-1863.

Renamed HMS Comet 21-Apr-1869.

Renamed HMS Nettle 09-Mar-1870.

Sold 25-Nov-1901.

 

 

 

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This page last edited - 06 April, 2013.

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