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NameShannonExplanation
TypeFrigate   
Launched11 December 1875
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement5390 tons
Guns15
Fate1899
Class 
Ships book
Note1883 Coastguard.
1893 reserve.
Launched 1875.11.11
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
17 July 1877
- 23 July 1879
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain William Burley Grant, Channel squadron, then East Indies (June 1878), then home, then (February 1879) Channel squadron
23 July 1879
- 19 July 1881
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain John D'Arcy, Pacific
1 June 1883Commanded by Captain Edward Stanley Adeane, ship of First Reserve, Coastguard, Greenock
4 August 1885Commanded by Captain Charles George Frederick Knowles, Ship of First Reserve, Coastguard, Greenock
14 February 1889Commanded by Captain Arthur Edward Dupuis, Coast guard, Bantry
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