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Type: Cruiser, 3rd Class ; late Corvette ; Steel and Iron cased in wood ;
Launched : 1878 ; Displacement: 2383 tons
Propulsion: Screw Complement: 265
Machinery notes: 2300 hpi ; Speed ; 12.7 knots ;
Apr 1886 North America and West Indies
2 Apr 1889 Re-commissioned at Bermuda
1890 North America and West Indies.
1900 Employed in the protection of the Newfoundland fisheries.
4 Mar 1900 Has been ordered home to Devonport, where her officers and crew will be turned over to the Charybdis, which will replace the Comus on the North America and West Indies station.