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Name: MASTIFF
Type: Gunboat
Keel: 01/09/1870
Launched: 04/04/1871
Completed: 11/1871
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 246
Dimensions: 250disp, 85.0 x 26.0 x 6.0ft
Engines: 2 x 1cyl, 200ihp
Engines by: Ravenhill, Hodgson & Co
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 8.5knots
Construction: Iron
Armament: 1 x 10.0ins gun
History:
11/1871 British Royal Navy
1914 Renamed SNAPPER
28/11/1931 Broken up
Comments: An Armstrong contract built using the facilities of the Mitchell yard
Member of the Ant Class
28/11/1931:Broken up by Thames Shipbreakers Ltd


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