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NameDanaeExplanation
TypeSloop (1876: Corvette)   
Launched21 May 1867   
HullWooden Length212 feet
PropulsionScrew Men180
Builders measure1287 tons   
Displacement1719 tons   
Guns6   
Fate1906 Last in commission1881
ClassEclipse   
Ships bookADM 135/118   
Career
DateEvent
21 May 1867Launched at Portsmouth Dockyard.
23 November 1867
- 22 October 1868
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Malcolm MacGregor, west coast of Africa, then North America and West Indies
22 October 1868
- May 1871
Commanded (until paying off at Bermuda) by Captain William Graham, North America and West Indies
May 1871Commanded (from commissioning at Bermuda) by Captain William Graham, North America and West Indies
26 May 1871
- 13 July 1874
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain William Samuel Brown, North America and West Indies
20 September 1876
- 3 July 1881
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain John Child Purvis, Cape of Good Hope, then (1879) Australia
1886Hulk, lent to the War Department.
(1890)Lent to War Department as Submarine Mining hulk in the Mersey.
15 May 1906Sold.
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