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NameNympheExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched24 November 1866   
HullWooden Length187 feet
PropulsionScrew Men150
Builders measure1084 tons   
Displacement1570 tons   
Guns4   
Fate1884 Last in commission1879
ClassAmazon   
Ships bookADM 135/331   
Career
DateEvent
24 November 1866Launched at Deptford Dockyard.
13 June 1867Commanded (from commissioning at Woolich) by Commander Thomas Barnardiston, East Indies
(1870)
- 21 January 1870
Commanded by Commander Edward Spencer Meara, East Indies (until Meara invalided)
21 January 1870Commanded by Commander John Campion Wells, East Indies
14 August 1871Paid off.
5 January 1875Commanded by Commander Francis Grant Suttie, Australia
(1879)
- 10 May 1879
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Samuel Philip Townsend, Australia
December 1884Sold for breaking up.
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