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NameResistanceExplanation
TypeBroatside ironclad frigate   
Launched11 April 1861
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3710 tons
Displacement6070 tons
Guns18
Fate1900
ClassDefence
Ships bookADM 135/397
Note1885 target.
1898 sold.
1899.03.05 foundered in Hollyhead Bay, raised and broken up
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
6 July 1862
- April 1866
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Captain William Charles Chamberlain, Channel squadron then (December 1863), Mediterranean
April 1866
- 14 June 1867
Commanded (until paying off) by Captain Henry Shank Hillyar, Mediterranean
1 July 1869Commanded by Captain Edward Winterton Turnour, Coast Guard, Liverpool (replacng Donegal)
7 May 1870
- 23 March 1872
Commanded by Captain William Henry Haswell, Coast Guard, Liverpool
August 1873Commanded by Captain William Graham, Channel squadron
16 May 1877
- 1 April 1878
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Sholto Douglas, Coast Guard, Liverpool
1 April 1878Commanded by Captain Arthur Thomas Thrupp, Coast Guard, Liverpool
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