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NameCordeliaExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched3 July 1856   
HullWooden Length151 feet
PropulsionScrew Men 
Builders measure579 tons   
Displacement876 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1870 Last in commission1868
Class  Class (as screw)Racer
Ships bookADM 135/104   
Career
DateEvent
3 July 1856Launched at Pembroke Dockyard.
11 April 1857Commanded (from commissioning) by Commander Charles Egerton Harcourt-Vernon, Australia
(June 1861)
- 2 April 1862
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Francis Alexander Hume, Australia
24 June 1864
- 3 March 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander John Binney Scott, North America and West Indies (until Scott invalided)
3 March 1865
- 16 September 1867
Commanded by Commander Thomas Alexis De Wahl, North America and West Indies
16 September 1867
- 9 July 1868
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Charles Parry, North America and West Indies
12 May 1870Sold to C. Marshall for breaking up at Plymouth.

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