HMS Industry (1854)
HMS Industry (1854)


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NameIndustry (1854)Explanation
TypeStoreship   
AcquiredApril 1854
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure638 tons
Displacement1100 tons
Guns 
Fate1911
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/250
Note1901 boom defence vessel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 January 1857
- 15 December 1862
Commanded by Master commander George James Hodges, particular service
16 December 1862
- January 1868
Commanded by Master commander Edward Charles Taylor Youel, particular service (15 September 1865: Staff commander)
1 January 1868
- 1 March 1869
Commanded by Staff commander Charles James Polkinghorne, west coast of Africa
2 March 1869
- 10 June 1871
Commanded (until paying off) by Staff commander Robert Lawcay Cleveland
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Tu 27 November 1877The Euphrates left Port Said on the 24th inst. for Malta and Portsmouth. Letters have been received from Commodore Sullivan, in the Active, in Simon's Bay, up to the 29th of October. The Industry would convey Mr. StanleyExternal link, the explorer, and his followers to Zanzibar. Letters have been received from Admiral Ryder, in the Audacious, at Hongkong, up to the 11th ult.; he would there await the arrival of his successor. The Sheldrake had returned from Ichang to Hankow. The Lily had gone from Nagasaki to Chinkiang. The Midge left on the 24th of September for Tientsin, where she will winter. The Frolic was still in dock at Shanghai, after collision. The Growler was ordered from the Dindings up to Hongkong, where she will be docked. The Vigilant had been docked. The health of the Squadron was satisfactory.


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