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HMS Sparrow (1889)  (6th)
Composite Screw Gunboat 8-gun

    
This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Sparrow was an 8-gun, composite screw gunboat.

Built by Scotts, launched 26-Sep-1889, 165ft long, 31ft wide and displacing 805 tons. Armed with 6 x 4in and 2 x 3pdr guns.

Transferred to the New Zealand Government 10-Jul-1906 and renamed the training ship Amokura.

Sold Feb-1922 as a coal hulk. Broken up 1955.

 

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

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This page last edited - 03 December, 2012.

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