HMY Victoria and Albert II
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A painting of HMY Victoria and Albert II by William Frederick Mitchell
|Name:||HMY Victoria and Albert II|
|Namesake:||Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort|
|Launched:||16 January 1855|
|Length:||360 ft (110 m)|
|Propulsion:||Steam engine Twin paddles|
|Speed:||15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)|
HMY Victoria and Albert II, a 360-foot (110 m) steamer launched 16 January 1855, was a royal yacht of the sovereign of the United Kingdom until 1900, owned and operated by the Royal Navy. Of 2,470 tons, the yacht could make 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) on her paddles. There were 240 crew.
Victoria and Albert II was scrapped in about 1904.
Notable commanding officers
- Rüger, p68
- The Navy List (1891), p. 264
- Rüger, Jan (2017) Heligoland: Britain, Germany and the Struggle for the North Sea Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-967246-2.
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