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William Loney RN - Background

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NameAmethystExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched7 December 1844
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure923 tons
Displacement 
Guns26
Fate18??
ClassSpartan
Ships book
NoteLent for use as cable vessel.
1869 then sold as cable vessel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
8 July 1856
- 22 December 1860
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Captain Sidney Grenfell, East Indies and China, then Pacific (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
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