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Author Topic: HMS Grasshopper (1887-1905)  (Read 89 times)
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« on: March 05, 2017, 11:44:33 AM »

Orders have been received at Sheerness directing the building of the new torpedo gun vessel Grasshopper to be commenced as soon as her Majesty's corvette Tourmaline is removed from No 2 Dock

Western Mail 8/1/1886

Launched 30/8/1887, commissioned 1888. By August 1890 she was on reserve at Sheerness, 1892 sailed to Chatham and placed on Fleet Reserve Sold off 1905

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Hampshire Telegraph - Saturday 29 September 1888

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