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NameTamarExplanation
TypeTroopship   
Launched5 January 1863
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure2812 tons
Displacement4650 tons
Guns3
Fate1941
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/465
Note1897 base ship.
1941 scuttled at Hong Kong
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
4 July 1866Commanded by Captain Francis William Sullivan
8 May 1872
- 21 May 1875
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Walter James Hunt-Grubbe, troopship, and commanded the Naval Brigade at the Battle of Amoaful, during the 1874 Ashantee campaign (dispatchExternal link)
(19 April 1878)
- 22 April 1878
Commanded by Captain Charles James Brownrigg
22 April 1878Commanded by Captain William Henry Liddell
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