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Enterprise, 1864
Type: Central battery ironclad sloop ; Armament 4 x 7 " x. 62 ton
Laid down : Deptford 1 May 1861 (trimming timbers) ; Launched : 9 Feb 1864 ;
Disposal date or year : 1886
BM: 993 tons ; Displacement: 1350 tons
Propulsion: Screw and sail
Machinery notes: 692 hpi 160 hp ; Speed ; 9.9 knots ;
Notes:

Some brief notes on the Enterprise.

Laid down as Circassian as a single-screw, wooden-hulled, rigged, armoured sloop of 993 tons' displacement, Maximum thickness of iron armour, 4 ". Hull of wood with the upper works of iron.

6 May 1864 Commissioned at Woolwich.

6 May to 31 Dec 1864 Home Station. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

6 July 1866 Trieste.

11/12 July 1866 Ancona.

20 July 1866 Trieste.

24 July 1866 Venice.

31 July 1866 Trieste until 26 August.

27 Aug 1866 to 9 Sept at sea.

9-11 Sep 1866 at Malta.

1870 Mediterranean

27 Jan 1871 at Malta.

9 Feb 1871, Malta, departed for Piraeus.

13 Feb 1871, arrived at Piraeus, to relieve the Pandora.

2 Apr 1871, for census, at the Pireus, Athens.

1879 Unappropriated Chatham.