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NameWolvereneExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched29 August 1863   
HullWooden Length225 feet
PropulsionScrew Men240
Builders measure1703 tons   
Displacement2431 tons   
Guns21   
Fate1923 Last in commission1882
ClassJason   
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
29 August 1863Launched at Woolwich Dockyard.
7 May 1864
- 1 November 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Captain Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey, North America and West Indies
30 December 1865
- 27 February 1868
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Thomas Cochran, North America and West Indies
25 October 1870Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Henry Rushworth Wratislaw, East Indies
August 1876
- January 1877
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain Lindesay Brine, bring the ship out to Australia (to become commodores' flagship)
January 1877
- September 1878
Commanded by Commodore Anthony Hiley Hoskins, Australia
September 1878
- 16 February 1882
Commanded (until paying off at Sydney) by Commodore John Crawford Wilson, Australia
16 January 1882Training ship in Australia (Royal Gift to New South Wales Naval Brigade).
February 1893Sheer hulk.
24 August 1923Sold.
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