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NameFawnExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched30 September 1856   
HullWooden Length160 feet
PropulsionScrew Men 
Builders measure751 tons   
Displacement1045 tons   
Guns17   
Fate1884 Last in commission1883
Class  Class (as screw)Cruizer
Ships bookADM 135/169   
Career
DateEvent
30 September 1856Launched at Deptford Dockyard.
30 October 1859
- 11 April 1863
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Ralph Peter Cator, Australia
20 June 1864
- 2 March 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Charles Joseph Wrey, West Indies
2 March 1865
- 14 April 1866
Commanded by Commander Walter Cecil Talbot, West Indies
14 April 1866
- 20 April 1867
Commanded by Commander Basil Sidmouth De Ros Hall, North America and West Indies
20 April 1867
- 11 June 1868
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Charles Augustus John Heysham, North America and West Indies
28 February 1870Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Herbert Price Knevitt, Pacific
(1874)
- 19 March 1875
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Frederic Augustus Wetherall, Pacific
1 June 1876
- 1 January 1880
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Commander William James Lloyd Wharton, surveying on the east coast of Africa, then (1879) sea of Marmara
1 January 1880
- 6 April 1883
Commanded (until paying off) by Commander Pelham Aldrich, surveying, Mediterranean
1884Sold.

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