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HMY Osborne (1870)

HMY Osborne photochrome print, circa 1895
HMY Osborne photochrome print, circa 1895
United Kingdom
Name: HMY Osborne
Owner: Her Majesty's Government
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Pembroke Dockyard
Launched: 19 December 1870
Decommissioned: 1908
Status: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 1856
Length: 250 ft (76 m)
Beam: 36 ft (11 m)

HMY Osborne was a paddle steamer Royal Yacht of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Designed by Edward James Reed, she was launched on 19 December 1870 at Pembroke Royal Dockyard and replaced the yacht of the same name formerly known as HMY Victoria and Albert.

She measured 1,850 tons, and was used for cruises to foreign countries and later on the short run to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

External links

  • National Maritime Museum

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