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NameOrestesExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched18 August 1860   
HullWooden Length225 feet
PropulsionScrew Men240
Builders measure1717 tons   
Displacement2431 tons   
Guns21   
Fate1866 Last in commission1865
ClassJason   
Ships bookADM 135/337   
Career
DateEvent
18 August 1860Launched at Sheerness Dockyard.
31 August 1861
- 21 June 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Alan Henry Gardner, Cape of Good Hope
November 1866Break-up complete at Portsmouth.
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