Monday, September 12, 2005

HMVS Albert

Being cleaned and painted in the Albert Graving Dock is the third class gunboat HMVS Albert. She had a complement of 60 all ranks. Built by the Armstrong company in 1883/4 she was unarmoured and armed with one 8” forward, one 6” aft, two 9pdrs and two 3 pdrs. She was transferred to the Department of Public Works in 1897 and sold out of service as a lighter in 1917.


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