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NameOberonExplanation
TypeSloop  
Launched2 January 1847
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure650 tons
Displacement1055 tons
Guns4
Fate1880
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/332
Note1870 target
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
27 August 1847
- 22 October 1850
Commanded by Lieutenant commander George Johnson Gardner, Mediterranean
23 October 1850Commanded by Lieutenant commander Robert Beazley Harvey, Mediterranean
7 February 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Osmond Freeland, Mediterranean
2 June 1856Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Milbourne Jackson, Mediterranean
7 June 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander Frederick George Charles Paget, south-east coast of America
14 November 1865
- 10 November 1866
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Edmund Hope Verney, west coast of Africa
29 June 1866Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Hand, west coast of Africa

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