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|Name||Ganges (launched as Minotaur)||Explanation|
|Type||Broadside ironclad frigate|
|Launched||12 December 1863|
|Note||Laid down as Elephant.|
1904 = Boscawen t.s.
1906 = Ganges.
1908 Ganges II
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|8 April 1867||Commanded by Captain James Graham Goodenough, Channel squadron|
|6 September 1871||Commanded by Captain Robert Gibson, flagship of Rear-Admiral Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby, Channel squadron|
|6 August 1875|
- 9 August 1877
|Commanded by Captain Lord Walter Talbot Kerr, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, Channel squadron|