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Name: HYDRA
Type: Gunboat
Keel:
Launched: 17/10/1872
Completed: 1873
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 271
Dimensions: 170disp, 81.0 x 25.0 x 6.0ft
Engines: 2 x 1cyl, 110ihp
Engines by: Jackson & Watkins, London
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 8.0knots
Construction: Iron
Armament: 1 x 9.0ins gun; (1888: 1 x 8.2ins, 3 x 37mm guns)
History:
1873 Dutch Royal Navy
1907 Broken up
Comments: An Armstrong contract built using the facilities of the Mitchell yard


Photo of sister EVER copyright of R Neth