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NameRoyal OakExplanation
TypeBroadside ironclad frigate   
Launched10 September 1862
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4056 tons
Displacement6366 tons
Guns35
Fate1885
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
27 April 1863
- 19 March 1866
Commanded by Captain Frederick Archibald Campbell, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
21 March 1866
- 13 December 1867
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain George Disney Keane, Mediterrean
14 December 1867Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Henry Shank Hillyar, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
(1872)
- 9 January 1872
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Leveson Eliot Henry Somerset
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
We 4 February 1863Instructions have been given to Messrs. Allen and Co. to fit their engine-room telegraphs on board the Royal Oak at Chatham, similar to those fitted on board the Warrior. The Recruit iron paddlewheel steamer, at Chatham, is also to be fitted with an engine-room telegraph, with one deck dial only.
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