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Type: Minesweeping Gunboat ; late GunBoat: 1st Class - ex-Torpedo Gunboat. ; Armament 2 x 4.7" ; 4 x 3 pdr ; 5 x TT
Launched : 9 Jan 1890 ; Disposal date or year : 1920
Disposal Details : Sold for scrap
BM: tons ; Displacement: 735 tons
Propulsion: Twin screw Complement: 91
Machinery notes: 4,200 ND ; 6,000 FD ; Speed ; 19 knots ;
1890 Building at Sheerness
26 Jun 1897 Present at the Naval Review at Spithead in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.
1908 Converted to minesweeper
Aug 1914 Mine-sweeping Gun Boat - Home Fleet
1919 Similar vessels, Circe, Gossamer, Speedwell, Skipjack, Spanker, Seda, are on Disposal List, 1919. Halcyon on Sale List.