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Type: 4th Rate ; Armament 50
Launched : 1897 ;
1845 Tremendous (1784) renamed Grampus.
14 Aug 1846 Arrived at the Sandwich Islands from the West Coast of South America.
20 Dec 1846 Tahiti ? Arrived from a visit to Raiatea and the other islands of the Society group. The settlement at the Island of Huahine is unoccupied, and the principal body of the natives, warned by experience of their danger in living at a place exposed to the fire of vessels of war, continue at their encampment on the N.E. end or the island.
21 Apr 1847 Tahiti Sailed to the Leeward Isles for a cruise for about a month.
Jun 1847 Tahiti. Expected to leave for England in the near future.
27 June 1847 Tahiti. Crew assists "Harpley," Captain Buckland, with repairs, following a damaging passage from Hobart Town.
4 March 1856, Grampus and Neptune turned over to the Ordnance people for use as supplementary Powder Depots at Portsmouth.
1857 powder hulk, Portsmouth.
1861-62 powder hulk, Portsmouth, per Parliamentary estimates etc.
Type: Torpedo Boat Destroyer; Armament 1 x 4" ; 3 x 12 pdr
Launched : 1910 ;
Former Nautilus renamed Grampus 1912.
7 Aug 1914 to patrol off S entrance to Straits of Messina with the Grasshopper and Harpy to look out for German armed merchantmen.
13 Aug 1914 Returned to Malta - see p. 341 www.naval-review.org/issues/1915-2.pdf.
5 Jul 1915 Smyrna patrol : the blockade of the Turkish coast from Cape Kaba to Latitude 38.30, some 200 miles, including Smyrna. The base for our ships was at Port Iero in the Island of Mytelene - see p. 145-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1924-1.pdf.
23-24 Nov 1915 bombardment of Turkish positions - see p. 373-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1924-2.pdf.