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Espiegle, 1880
Type: Composite Sloop ; Armament 6
Launched : 3rd Aug 1880 ; Disposal date or year : 1921
Disposal Details : Sold
Displacement: 1124 tons
Machinery notes: 900 hpi
Notes:

1879 Preparing to build at Devonport.

23 Aug 1887 commissioned at Devonport.

1890 Pacific.

1899 converted to Boom Defence duties.

Mar 1904 renamed Argo.

NL Jan 1921 based at Southampton. Moored in the Hamble River in charge of C. & M. party.