HMS Magpie (1889)  (6th)
Composite Screw Gunboat 6-gun

This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Magpie was a 6-gun, composite screw gunboat.

Built at Pembroke Dock, launched 15-Mar-1889, 165ft long, 31ft wide and displacing 805 tons. Armed with 6 x 4in guns.

Classed as a boarding vessel from 1902 then a gunvessel from 1915.

Used as a depot ship from Oct-1915.

Sold 29-Dec-1921.

Won the Battle Honour: Benin 1897.


Other HMS Magpie
- 1st  HMS Magpie
- 2nd HMS Magpie
- 3rd HMS Magpie
- 4th HMS Magpie
- 5th HMS Magpie
- 6th HMS Magpie
- 7th HMS Magpie
- 8th HMS Magpie  

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This page last edited - 10 April, 2013.

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