HMS Goshawk

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Goshawk, 1872
Type: Gun boat, 2nd Class ; late Composite Gunboat ; Armament 4
Launched : 23 Jan 1872 ; Disposal date or year : 1906
BM: 294 tons ; Displacement: 430 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 484 hpi 60 hp

1879 Queenstown. Tender to Revenge.

27 Jun 1886, 14 men were drowned when the ship's gig capsized in bad weather at Port Royal, Jamaica, when returning to the ship, after having been to the naval base canteen, 5 others being rescued, one of whom died later in hospital. See Hampshire Telegraph of 31 Jul for the names of the deceased and more detail.

Mar 1890 Re-commissioned at Gibraltar. Senior Officer, Gibraltar. Officers for Gibraltar Yard included on the ship's books.

1902 hulk.