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NameTenedosExplanation
TypeSloop (1876: Corvette)   
Launched13 May 1870   
HullWooden Length212 feet
PropulsionScrew Men180
Builders measure1275 tons   
Displacement1755 tons   
Guns6   
Fate1887 Last in commission1886
ClassEclipse   
Ships bookADM 135/468   
Career
DateEvent
13 May 1870Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
9 July 1872
- 28 October 1874
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Edward Hood Lingard Ray, Pacific (until Ray invalided)
28 October 1874
- 30 November 1876
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Edwin John Pollard, Pacific
25 March 1878
- 2 November 1880
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Edward Stanley Adeane, Cape of Good Hope and west coast of Africa, then North America and West Indies
2 November 1880
- 13 December 1882
Commanded (until paying off at Antigua) by Captain Charles George Fane, North America and West Indies
14 December 1882
- 8 January 1884
Commanded (from commissioning at Antigua) by Captain Charles George Fane, North America and West Indies (senior officer on the Newfound fishery station)
8 January 1884
- 3 July 1886
Commanded (until paying off) by Captain Edmund Charles Drummond, North America and West Indies
November 1887Sold to G. Pethwick for breaking up at Plymouth
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