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Abyssinia, 1870
Type: Iron, Armour plated turret ship, for the defence of Bombay ; Armament 4
Disposal date or year : 1903
B.M. 1854 tons.
Propulsion: Double Screw.
Machinery notes: 200 h.p.
Notes:

1870 Millwall Docks. Being built by Messrs. J. & W. Dudgeon.

23 Nov 1870 departed Greenhithe.

27-29 Nov 1870 called at Falmouth.

6 Dec 1870 called at Gibraltar.

12-14 Dec 1870 called at Malta.

20-22 Dec 1870 called at Port Said.

28-30 Dec 1870 called at Suez.

10 Jan 1871 called at Aden.

23 Jan 1871 arrived Bombay. It is noted that she completed the passage under steam, having no means of carrying sail.

Bombay 7 Mar 1871 taken out of dock.

Bombay 9 Mar 1871 made a short trip.