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HMS Contest (1797)  (1st)
Gunvessel 14-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Contest was a 14-gun, gunvessel, (also known as Gunboat No 16).

Built by Barnard of Deptford, launched 11-Apr-1797, 75ft long, 22ft wide and of 159 tons builders measurement. Armed with 4 x 24pdr guns and 10 x 18pdr carronades.

Broken up Oct-1799.

 

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This page last edited - 28 July, 2012.

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