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HMY Fairy

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Name  HM Yacht Fairy
Commissioned  1845
Fate  Broken up, 1868
Construction started  1844
Length  44 m
Laid down  1844
Decommissioned  1863
Type  Steam yacht
Launched  1845
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Builder  Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company

HMY Fairy was a small royal yacht and tender to the HMY Victoria and Albert. Built in 1844 by Ditchburn and Mare at Leamouth, she was commissioned in 1845.

She was 146 feet long with a beam of 21 feet and was 312 tons burden, and was able to cruise in shallow waters and as well as her duties as a tender, she sailed from London to Scotland and conveyed the Royal family to the Isle of Wight. She was replaced by the HMY Alberta in 1863.

References

HMY Fairy Wikipedia


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