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NameRosarioExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched17 October 1860   
HullWooden Length160 feet
PropulsionScrew Men140
Builders measure673 tons   
Displacement927 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1884 Last in commission1875
ClassRosario   
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Career
DateEvent
17 October 1860Launched at Deptford Dockyard.
20 June 1862Commanded (from commissioning) by Commander James Stanley Graham, North Sea (fishery protection) then (October 1862), Noeth America and West Indies
14 May 1863
- 30 September 1864
Commanded by Commander Henry Duncan Grant, North America and West Indies
(1866)
- 13 October 1866
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Commander Louis Hutton Versturme, North America and West Indies
28 September 1867
- 4 October 1867
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Louis Hutton Versturme, Woolwich
4 October 1867
- 8 April 1870
Commanded by Commander George Palmer, Australia
8 April 1870
- 22 January 1874
Commanded by Commander Henry Joseph Challis, Australia
22 January 1874
- 12 October 1875
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Arthur Edward Dupuis, Australia
31 January 1884Sold to Castle for breaking up at Charlton.

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