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NameInconstantExplanation
TypeUnarmoured frigate  
Launched12 November 1868
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement5780 tons
Guns16
Fate1956
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/249
NoteAlso ships book ADM 136/49.
1898 h.s.
1907 = Impregnable III.
1922 = Defiance IV.
1930 = Defiance II
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 August 1869
- 13 September 1870
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Elphinstone D'Oyly D'Auvergne Aplin, Channel squadron
13 September 1870Commanded by Captain Charles Lodowick Darley Waddilove
5 February 1880
- 11 March 1880
Commanded by Captain Lord Walter Talbot Kerr, flagship of Vice-Admiral Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, in the Mediterranean

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