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NameValiant III (launched as Valiant)Explanation
TypeBroadside ironclad frigate   
Launched14 October 1863
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure 
Displacement6710 tons
Guns18
Fate1956
ClassHector
Ships bookADM 135/487
Note1888 h.s.
1897 d.s.
1904 = Indus IV.
1916 = Valiant (old).
1919 = Valiant III.
1924 oil hulk
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
27 November 1868Commanded by Commander Frederic Proby Doughty, Coast Guard, River Shannon
24 March 1869Commanded by Captain William Henry Haswell
27 May 1869Commanded by Captain William John Samuel Pullen, Coast Guard, the Shannon (and, May 1869, cruise of the Reserve Fleet)
7 May 1870Commanded by Captain Arthur Wilmshurst, Coast Guard, Tarbert, River Shannon
December 1871
- October 1872
Commanded by Captain Cecil William Buckley, Coast Guard, the Shannon (until invalided)
10 November 1874
- 17 November 1874
Commanded by Commander Edmund Hope Verney
1 January 1876Commanded by Captain William Cox Chapman, Coast Guard, Shannon (1879 with the Channel squadron)
(21 January 1876)Commanded by Captain Nowell Salmon, Coast Guard, the Shannon
1 January 1881
- 18 September 1883
Commanded by Captain James Augustus Poland
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