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NamePeterelExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched10 November 1860   
HullWooden Length160 feet
PropulsionScrew Men140
Builders measure669 tons   
Displacement847 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1901 Last in commission1876
ClassRosario   
Ships bookADM 135/357   
Career
DateEvent
10 November 1860Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
2 February 1862
- 20 February 1864
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander George Willes Watson, North America and West Indies
20 February 1864
- 21 August 1865
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Edward Madden, North America and West Indies
2 June 1866
- 16 April 1868
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander William Ebrington Gordon, Cape of Good Hope and east coast of Africa
16 April 1868
- 7 April 1870
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Ernest Grey Lambton Cochrane, Cape of Good Hope then (July 1869) west coast of Africa
1 March 1872Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander Cecil George Sloane Stanley, Pacific
(May 1874)
- 23 June 1876
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander William Edgar De Crackenthorpe Cookson, Pacific
December 1877Lightship.
(1879)Coast of Ireland; lightship to mark the wreck of the 'Vanguard'.
December 1885Coal depot.
October 1901Sold.

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