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NameTorchExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched24 December 1859
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure428 tons
Displacement570 tons
Guns5
Fate1881
ClassPhilomel
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
14 June 1860Commanded by Commander Frederick Harrison Smith, west coast of Africa
5 January 1871
- 11 September 1871
Commanded by Commander Louis Geneste, West Coast of Africa
11 September 1871Commanded by Commander Joseph Edward Maitland Wilson
17 September 1871
- 30 October 1873
Commanded by Commander Hugh McNeile Dyer, west coast of Africa, then (March 1873), Mediterranean
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