HMS Rainbow (1856)  (7th)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 4-gun

This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Rainbow was an Albacore Class, 4 gun, wooden screw gunboat.

Built by Laird, laid down 17-Oct-1855, launched 08-Mar-1856 and completed 14-Apr-1856.

Took part in the Royal Fleet Review 1856.

Used as a survey vessel from 1857, then a training ship 1873.

Sold Nov-1888.


Other HMS Rainbow
- 1st  HMS Rainbow
- 2nd HMS Rainbow
- 3rd HMS Rainbow
- 4th HMS Rainbow
- 5th HMS Rainbow
- 6th HMS Rainbow
- 7th HMS Rainbow
- 8th HMS Rainbow
- 9th HMS Rainbow

- Albacore Class (1856)
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- Plans/Schematics
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- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 30 December, 2012.

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