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NameBacchanteExplanation
TypeCorvette  
Launched19 October 1876
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure2679 tons
Displacement4130 tons
Guns16
Fate1897
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/34
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
15 July 1879
- 31 August 1882
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Charles Thomas Montague Douglas Scott, Detached squadron, and bearing the royal cadets, Albert Victor, duke of Clarence and Avondale, and his younger brother George (later King George V), who made their first cruise in her to the Mediterranean, West Indies, South America, Falklands, South Africa, Australia, Japan, China, Malaya, and home via the Mediterranean

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