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NameRoyalistExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched14 December 1861   
HullWooden Length 
PropulsionScrew Men 
Builders measure669 tons   
Displacement918 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1875 Last in commission1871
ClassRosario   
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
14 December 1861Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
5 November 1863
- 7 July 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander Edwin John Pollard, North America and West Indies (until Pollard invalided)
7 July 1865
- 14 April 1866
Commanded by Commander Maurice Horatio Nelson, North America and West Indies
14 April 1866
- 13 April 1867
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander Hamilton Edward George Earle, North America and West Indies
9 January 1868
- 11 April 1870
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Loftus Francis Jones, North America and West Indies
11 April 1870
- 15 August 1871
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Richard Sacheverell Bateman, North America and West Indies
September 1875Broken up at Chatham.

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