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NameEuryalusExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched31 January 1877
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure2690 tons
Displacement4070 tons
Guns16
Fate1897
ClassBacchante
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
6 June 1878
- October 1878
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Captain John D'Arcy, to relieve Undaunted, on the East Indies station
1 October 1878Commanded by Captain Nathaniel Bowden-Smith, returning Rear-Admiral John Corbett from the East Indies
2 September 1882Commanded by Captain John Hext, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Nathan Wrighte Hewett, East Indies
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Th 18 June 1885Rear-Admiral Sir F.W. Richards, K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief on the East Indies Station, sailed on Tuesday last from Aden in the Bacchante, flagship, with the Reindeer, for Colombo and Trincomalee.
A Reuter telegram, dated Gibraltar, June 17, says:- "Her Majesty’s frigate Euryalus passed here to-day, going west. The armed cruiser Oregon has arrived."
Th 25 June 1885The Euryalus, Capt. Hastings, having been relieved on the East India Station by the Bacchante, and the Boadicea. Capt. Church, which has been relieved at the Cape by the Raleigh, are shortly expected at Spithead. The former will be paid out of commission at Sheeness and the latter at Portsmouth.
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