HMS Orwell (1868)  (1st)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 2-gun

This the first ship to carry the name HMS Orwell was a Britomart class, 2 gun, wooden screw gunboat.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, laid down 24-Dec-1860, launched 27-Dec-1866 and completed Nov-1868.

Sold to the Customs Board 20-Dec-1890.


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

- Britomart Class (1860)
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This page last edited - 23 March, 2013.

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