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NameScorpionExplanation
TypeTurret ship   
AcquiredOctober 1863
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure1857 tons
Displacement2751 tons
Guns4
Fate1903
ClassScorpion
Ships bookADM 135/417
Note1863.07.04 launched as El Tousson (Turkish) but intended for US Confederate navy.
Siezed and purchased.
1869 guard ship.
Foundered on passage after sale
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
10 August 1868Commanded by Captain George Augustus Cooke Brooker
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