HMS Forward (1877)  (3rd)
Composite Screw Gunboat 4-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Forward was a Forester Class,  40-gun, composite screw gunboat.

Built by Barrow Iron Shipbuilding Co, laid down 1876, launched 29-Jan-1877, 125ft long, 24ft wide and displacing 455 tons. Armed with 2 x 64pdr and 2 x 20pdr guns

Used as a coal hulk from 1892.

Sold 1904.


Other HMS Forward
- 1st  HMS Forward 
- 2nd HMS Forward 
- 3rd HMS Forward
- 4th HMS Forward

- Forester Class (1877)
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This page last edited - 26 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.