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NameActiveExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched13 March 1869
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure2322 tons
Displacement3080 tons
Guns10
Fate1906
ClassVolage
Ships bookADM 135/3
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
4 October 1873
- 12 October 1877
Commanded by Captain William Nathan Wrighte Hewett, Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa
13 April 1877Commanded by Captain Charles Richard Fox Boxer, West Coast of Africa
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