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HMS Gannet

HMS Gannet
HMS Gannet , a sloop of the Victorian Royal Navy, was built on the River Medway at Sheerness in 1878 and designed to patrol the world's oceans. Powered by both sail and steam and with a hull constructed from stout teak planking on a strong iron frame. she is historically highly significant and is listed as part of the UK's core national collection of historic ships.

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