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NameThetisExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched26 October 1871   
HullWooden Length220 feet
PropulsionScrew Men220
Builders measure1322 tons   
Displacement1860 tons   
Guns10   
Fate1887 Last in commission1883
ClassBriton   
Ships bookADM 135/473   
Career
DateEvent
26 October 1871Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
1 February 1873
- 14 June 1877
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Thomas Le Hunte Ward, East Indies
13 May 1879
- 12 August 1882
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Prescot William Stephens, Pacific (until he died)
21 August 1882
- 24 July 1883
Commanded (until paying off) by Captain Arthur Cecil Curtis, Pacific
November 1887Sold to G. Pethwick for breaking up at Plymouth.
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