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NameRaleighExplanation
TypeUnarmoured frigate  
Launched1 March 1873
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3215 tons
Displacement5200 tons
Guns22
Fate1905
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/384
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
13 January 1874Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Captain George Tryon, 1875 Detached squadron, then in attendance on the Prince of Wales during his tour in India, then the Mediterranean
6 December 1876Commanded by Commander Day Hort Bosanquet, Mediterranean
11 May 1877Commanded by Captain Charles Trelawney Jago, Mediterranean (and participated in Hornby's forcing of the Dardanelles to discourage Russian occupation of Constantinople, and the subsequent occupation of Cyprus, acquired from Turkey).
6 March 1885
- 1886
Commanded by Captain Arthur Knyvet Wilson, flagship of Rear-Admiral Walter James Hunt-Grubbe, Cape of Good Hope
September 1890Commanded by Captain Arthur Barrow

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