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Niger, 1892
Type: Torpedo Gun Boat ; Armament 2 x 4.7" ; 4 x 3 pdr
Launched : 17 Dec 1892 ; Disposal date or year : 12 Nov 1914
Disposal Details : Torpedoed by German Submarine, in the Downs
Displacement: 810 tons
Complement: 120
Machinery notes: 4,200 ND ; 6,000 FD ; Speed ; 19.2 knots ;
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26 Jun 1897 Present at the Naval Review at Spithead in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.

Aug 1914 Portsmouth. Training ship for and tender to HMS Vernon.


Niger, 1936
Type: Halcyon-class Minesweeper ; Armament ?
Launched : 1936 ; Disposal date or year : Sunk 5 Jul 1942 by mine off Iceland.
Displacement: 815 tons
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