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NameEnterpriseExplanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad sloop   
Launched9 February 1864
HullComposite
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure993 tons
Displacement1530 tons
Guns4
Fate1886
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/155
NoteLaid down as Circassian, Camelion class wooden screw sloop
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
26 March 1864
- September 1866
Commanded (from commissioning at Deptford) by Commander Charles John Rowley, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
7 July 1866Commanded by Commander George Stanley Bosanquet, Mediterranean
11 April 1870
- 30 August 1871
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander George Digby Morant, Mediterranean
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