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HMS Vixen (1865)  (3rd)
Armoured Composite Gunboat 4-gun

    
This the third ship to carry the name HMS Vixen was a 4-gun, armoured composite gunboat.

Built by Lungley of Deptford, launched 18-Nov-1865, 160ft long, 32ft wide, of 754 tons builders measurement and displacing 1,230 tons. Armed with 2 x 7in and 2 x 20pdr guns.

Was the first twin screw and first composite vessel in the Royal Navy.

Broken up 11-Oct-1895.

 

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This page last edited - 29 April, 2013.

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