HMS Hindostan

The Ship

The third Hindostan) was an 80-gun ship, launched at Plymouth in 1841. She was of 3242 tons, and carried a crew of 700 men. Her length, beam, and draught were 168ft., 51ft., and 16ft. From 1864 the Hindostan acted as part of the training establishment for Naval cadets at Dartmouth under the general name of HMS Britannia. Her name was changed to HMS Fisgard in October 1905, and she was merged into the training establishment for boyartificers at Portsmouth.

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Postally used 15 January 1904.
Postcard series: Valentine's, Valentine's Series


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