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NameWarriorExplanation
TypeIronclad broadside frigate   
Launched29 December 1860
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure6109 tons
Displacement9136 tons
Guns37
Fate 
ClassWarrior
Ships book
NoteShips book ADM 136/2.
1902 d.s.
1904 = Vernon III.
1923 = Warrior, hulk.
1945 C77.
1987 restored.
still extant.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 August 1861
- 22 November 1864
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, Channel squadron
7 July 1867
- 24 July 1867
Commanded by John Corbett, Channel squadron
25 July 1867
- 20 August 1869
Commanded by Captain Henry Boys, Channel squadron
21 August 1869
- 21 February 1870
Commanded by Captain Frederick Henry Stirling, Channel squadron
22 February 1870
- 15 September 1871
Commanded by Henry Carr Glyn, Channel squadron
11 June 1875
- 14 March 1878
Commanded by Captain William Henry Whyte, Channel squadron, then (1876) Coast Guard, Portland
15 March 1878
- 7 January 1881
Commanded by Captain Robert Gordon Douglas, Coast Guard, Portland (and the Channel squadron)
7 January 1881
- 30 April 1881
Commanded by Algernon Charles Fieschi Heneage, Coast Guard, Portland
1 May 1881
- 26 November 1882
Commanded by Samuel Philip Townsend, Coast Guard, Greenock
27 November 1882
- 30 May 1883
Commanded by Captain Edward Stanley Adeane, Coast Guard, Greenock
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
We 4 February 1863Instructions have been given to Messrs. Allen and Co. to fit their engine-room telegraphs on board the Royal Oak at Chatham, similar to those fitted on board the Warrior. The Recruit iron paddlewheel steamer, at Chatham, is also to be fitted with an engine-room telegraph, with one deck dial only.
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