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Three New Ships at Chatham, 1860
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012, 02:44:10 »
Kentish Gazette - Tuesday 16 October 1860

Admiralty orders have been received at Chatham Dockyard for building at that establishment a 22-gun screw corvette of 400-horse power, and 1,857 tons burden, to be named the Falmouth; also a 17-gun steamer, of 200-horse power and 950 tons burden, to be named the Tees; and a screw despatch gun-vessel of 200-horse power and 695 tons to be named the Myrmidon, and to be furnished with four of the Armstrong rifled guns. The last named vessel has commenced building.
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