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NameJunoExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched28 November 1867   
HullWooden Length200 feet
PropulsionScrew Men200
Builders measure1462 tons   
Displacement2083 tons   
Guns6   
Fate1887 Last in commission1879
Class  Class (as screw)Juno
Ships bookADM 135/263   
Career
DateEvent
28 November 1867Launched at Deptford Dockyard
6 May 1868
- 28 December 1868
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Captain William Alfred Rumbulow Pearse, transport to North America and West Indies (apparently referred to as "the dark horse of the navy", because it was unclear whether she was a corvette or an armed transport)
28 December 1868
- 8 March 1870
Commanded by Captain Edward Hardinge, China
8 March 1870
- 14 June 1873
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain John Kennedy Erskine Baird, China
4 November 1875
- 23 October 1879
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain James Augustus Poland, China
December 1887Sold.
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