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NameJasonExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched10 November 1859   
HullWooden Length225 feet
PropulsionScrew Men240
Builders measure1711 tons   
Displacement2431 tons   
Guns21   
Fate1877 Last in commission1870
ClassJason   
Ships bookADM 135/260   
Career
DateEvent
10 November 1859Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
20 November 1860
- 3 December 1864
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Edward Pelham Brenton Von Donop, North America and West Indies
7 May 1866Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Charles Murray-Aynsley, North America and West Indies
26 September 1877Breaking up at Devonport completed.
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Th 13 September 1860The following ships and gunboats in the first-class steam reserve could be got ready for the pendant at a short notice:- The Windsor Castle, 100; the Revenge, 91; the Orlando, 60; the Forth, 12; the Seahorse, 12; the Merlin, 6; and the Hyena, the Gleaner, the Nightingale, the Steady, the Spider, the Delight, the Goldfinch, the Charon, and the Lark. The following, in Keyham steam yard, are in a forward state:- The Howe, 121; the Gibraltar, 101; the Brunswick, 80; the Phoebe, 51; the Narcissus, 51; the Jason, 21; and the Desperate, 8.
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