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NameRepulseExplanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad   
Launched25 April 1868
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3749 tons
Displacement6190 tons
Guns12
Fate1889
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/396
Note1881 guard ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(20 August 1870)Commanded by Captain William Rae Rolland, Coast Guard, Queensferry (eplacing Duncan)
(3 August 1872)Commanded by Captain Charles Thomas Curme, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Farrell Hillyar, Pacific
7 June 1873Commanded by Captain Joseph Edward Maitland Wilson, flagship of Rear-Admiral Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, Pacific
5 July 1875
- 24 September 1876
Commanded by Captain Richard Carter, until dismissed at his own request.
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