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HMS Clio was a wooden warship, used for most of her life as a school ship. A school ship is a ship used for the training of students as sailors. ...


Clio was built at Sheerness as a 200 foot (61 m) 22 gun Pearl class corvette and launched in 1858. In 1877 she became a school ship, stationed on the Menai Strait at Bangor, and had 260 pupils. She was sold for scrap and broken up in 1919. Sheerness is a town on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, England. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Menai Strait (in Welsh Afon Menai, the River Menai) is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about 14 miles (23 km) long, which separates the island of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales. ... Bangor is the name of several places: In the United Kingdom: Bangor, a town in County Down, Northern Ireland Bangor, a city in Gwynedd, Wales (and home of the University of Wales, Bangor) Bangor-Is-y-Coed (a. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


See also

  • HMS Conway (school ship)
  • Training Ships and Nautical Schools, 1700–2000 (http://www.trainingships.royalnavy.co.uk/names.htm)

HMS Conway was a naval training school or school ship, founded in 1859 and housed for most of its life aboard a 19th-century wooden battleship. ...

External links

  • Unarmoured wooden screw ships (http://www.pdavis.nl/WoodScrew_107.htm)

 
 

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