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William Loney RN - Background
|Home-Loney-Background-The Royal Navy||Browse mid-Victorian RN vessels: A; B; C; D; E - F; G - H; I - L; M; N - P; Q - R; S; T - U; V - Z; ??|
|Name||Acheron (launched as Northumberland)||Explanation|
|Type||Broadside ironclad frigate|
|Launched||17 April 1866|
|Builders measure||6621 tons|
|Ships book||ADM 135/330|
1904 = Acheron, t.s.
1909 = C.8 hulk.
1926 = C.68.
Resold as hulk Stedmound
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
- 24 March 1869
|Commanded by Captain Roderick Dew, Channel squadron (until Dew died)|
|2 October 1873|
- 28 July 1875
|Commanded by Captain Thomas Bridgeman Lethbridge, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Hancock, then Rear-Admiral Lord John Hay, second in command, Channel squadron|
|31 December 1880||Commanded by Captain George Stanley Bosanquet, and during 1882 Egyptian war|