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NameRapidExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched29 November 1860   
HullWooden Length160 feet
PropulsionScrew Men140
Builders measure672 tons   
Displacement896 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1881 Last in commission1881
ClassRosario   
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
29 November 1860Launched at Deptford Dockyard.
(1861)Woolwich.
12 June 1862
- 10 June 1866
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Charles Trelawney Jago, Cape of Good Hope
10 June 1866
- 24 January 1867
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Acting Commander William Belford Stubbs, Cape of Good Hope
14 May 1868Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Francis Lindley Wood, Mediterranean
(9 August 1871)
- 20 September 1874
Commanded (from commissioning at Malta) by Commander Victor Alexander MontaguMediterranean.
20 September 1874
- 4 September 1875
Commanded by Commander Seymour Spencer Smith, Mediterranean (until Smith invalided)
4 September 1875Commanded by Commander Adolphus Agustus Frederick Fitzgeorge, Mediterranean
4 January 1878Commanded by Commander Charles Cooper Penrose-Fitzgerald, Mediterranean
3 April 1880
- 14 January 1881
Commanded (until paying off at Malta) by Commander William Frederick Stanley Mann, Mediterranean
September 1881Broken up at Malta.

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