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NameEncounterExplanation
TypeSloop TypeCorvette
Launched1 January 1873   
HullWooden Length190 feet
PropulsionScrew Men 
Builders measure    
Displacement1970 tons   
Guns14   
Fate1888 Last in commission1883
ClassAmethyst   
Ships bookADM 135/154   
Career
DateEvent
1 January 1873Launched at Sheerness Dockyard.
21 August 1873
- 1 September 1873
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain Edwin John Pollard, Sheerness
1 September 1873
- 14 December 1877
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Richard Bradshaw, west coast of Africa, then (January 1876) North America and West Indies
14 December 1877Paid off.
9 January 1879Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain Albert Denison Somerville Denison, China
(1883)
- 15 June 1883
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain George Robinson, China
October 1888Sold.
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