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William Loney RN - Background

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NameReindeerExplanation
TypeSloop (1862: Corvette)   
Launched29 March 1866   
HullWooden Length185 feet
PropulsionScrew Men180
Builders measure953 tons   
Displacement1365 tons   
Guns17   
Fate1876 Last in commission1875
ClassCamelion   
Ships bookADM 135/393   
Career
DateEvent
29 March 1866Launched at Chatham Dockyard.
30 October 1866
- 15 February 1871
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Edward Nares, Pacific
10 August 1871Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Commander William Robert Kennedy, Pacific
23 June 1874
- 4 November 1875
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Charles Vernon Anson, Pacific
22 December 1876Breaking up at Chatham complete.
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