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HMY Osborne was a paddle steamer Royal Yacht of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Designed by Edward James Reed, she was launched on 19 December 1870 at Pembroke Royal Dockyard and replaced the yacht of the same name formerly known as HMY Victoria and Albert.

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HMY Osborne photochrome print, circa 1895
United Kingdom
Name: HMY Osborne
Owner: Her Majesty's Government
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Pembroke Dockyard
Launched: 19 December 1870
Decommissioned: 1908
Status: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 1856
Length: 250 ft (76 m)
Beam: 36 ft (11 m)

She measured 1,850 tons, and was used for cruises to foreign countries and later on the short run to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

Commander Charles Eustace Anson was appointed in command on 28 December 1899,[1] and was in command during the funeral arrangements for Queen Victoria the following month.

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  1. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36340). London. 1 January 1901. p. 12.