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NameDiamondExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched26 September 1874   
HullWooden Length220 feet
PropulsionScrew Men225
Builders measure1405 tons   
Displacement1970 tons   
Guns14   
Fate1889 Last in commission1889
ClassAmathyst Class (as screw)Amethyst
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
26 September 1874Launched at Sheerness Dockyard.
13 July 1875
- 7 January 1879
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain George Stanley Bosanquet, East Indies
25 October 1881
- 14 January 1885
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain Alfred Taylor Dale, Australia
14 January 1885
- 6 March 1889
Commanded (from commissioning at Sydney until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Francis Starkie Clayton, Australia
August 1889Sold.
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