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NamePenelopeExplanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad corvette   
Launched18 June 1867
HullComposite
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3096 tons
Displacement4470 tons
Guns11
Fate1912
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/353
Note1891 guard ship.
1897 prison hulk
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
April 1868Commanded by Captain Francis Marten, flagship of Rear-Admiral Alfred Phillipps Ryder, Channel squadron
26 April 1878Commanded by Captain William Samuel Brown, Coast Guard, Harwich, flagship of Agustus Phillimore, Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves
30 October 1879Commanded by Captain William Henry Whyte, flagship of the Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral-Superintendent of Coastguards
29 November 1883Commanded by Captain George Robinson
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