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NameMalabarExplanation
TypeTroopship  
Launched8 December 1866
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4189 tons
Displacement 
Guns3
Fate1918
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/297
Note1897 base ship.
1901 = Terror
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
22 March 1867
- 13 February 1870
Commanded by Captain Frederic Dampier Rich
14 February 1870
- 21 August 1872
Commanded by Captain Sholto Douglas
(17 October 1872)
- 10 September 1864
Commanded by Captain Thomas Baker Martin Sulivan
10 September 1874
- 26 October 1874
Commanded by Captain Edward Thomas Nott (until Nott died)
30 October 1874Commanded by Captain Edward Kelly
(27 April 1878)
- 8 February 1879
Commanded by Captain Percy Patt Luxmoore until Luxmoore was superceded when Malabar touched the bottom in Whitsand Bay, near Plymouth.
8 February 1879Commanded by Captain John Frederick George Grant
5 August 1885Commanded by Captain Arthur Cecil Henry Paget

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