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William Loney RN - Background

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NameCamelionExplanation
TypeSloop (1862: Corvette)   
Launched23 February 1860   
HullWooden Length185 feet
PropulsionScrew Men180
Builders measure952 tons   
Displacement1365 tons   
Guns17   
Fate1883 Last in commission1875
ClassCamelion   
Ships bookADM 135/78   
Career
DateEvent
23 February 1860Launched at Deptford Dockyard.
9 July 1861
- 14 December 1863
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Edward Hardinge, Pacific
14 December 1863
- 28 April 1866
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Theodore Morton Jones, Pacific
1 May 1867
- 1 May 1871
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Panama) by Commander William Henry Annesley, Pacific
May 1871
- 10 June 1875
Commanded (from commissioning at Panama until paying off at Sheerness) by Andrew James Kennedy, Pacific
1883Sold.
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