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HMS Biter (1855)

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NameBiterExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched5 May 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns3
Fate1904
ClassDapper
Ships bookADM 135/43
Note1865 c.h.
18?? = C.16
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 May 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander Warren Hastings Anderson, Baltic (as tender to Hawke), during the Russian War
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