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NamePioneerExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched19 January 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure868 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1864
ClassIntrepid
Ships bookADM 135/365
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
8 February 1856Commanded by Commander George Pechell Mends, North America and West Indies
7 May 1859
- 23 June 1859
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Commander Charles Henry May, Channel squadron, then China
27 June 1859
- 11 July 1862
Commanded by Commander Hugh Arthur Reilly, East Indies and China (including British involvement in Taiping rebellion), then (1862) Australia
17 August 1862
- 22 September 1863
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Acting Commander Frederick Charles Bryan Robinson, Australia
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