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NameVixenExplanation
TypeArmoured gunboat  
Launched18 November 1865
HullComposite
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure754 tons
Displacement1230 tons
Guns4
Fate1895
ClassVixen
Ships bookADM 135/500
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
29 September 1866
- 25 January 1867
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Spencer Phipps Brett, particular service
17 June 1867Commanded by Commander Charles David Lucas, for comparative trials with Viper and Waterwitch
17 June 1868Commanded by Commander Louis Hutton Versturme, taking out to Bermuda

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