Gunboats


HMS Woodlark, 1884


TypeWood Screw Gun Vessel
ClassPlover
Built1871
Speed10 Knots
Weight755 tons
Dimensions170 feet long, 29 foot beam
Armament1 x 7 inch MLR and 2 x 40pdr BL
Crew90
FateShe was sold at Bombay in 1887.
NotesOn the East Indies station, she had been the Senior Officer's ship in the Persian Gulf. In 1885, she took part in the Burma campaign as part of the Irrawaddy Flotilla.


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