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Type: Battle Ship, 3rd Class, Armoured ; Broadside ironclad frigate ; Armament 32
Laid down : Napier and Sons, Glasgow, 8 Mar 1861 ; Launched : 26 Sep 1862 ;
Disposal date or year : 1905
BM: 4063 tons ; Displacement: 6710 tons
Propulsion: Screw and sail Complement: 500
Machinery notes: 3256 hpi 800 h.p. ; Speed ; 12.3 knots ;
Some brief notes on the Hector.
13 Jan 1864 Commissioned at Portsmouth.
13 Jan to 31 Dec 1864 Home Station. Reports of Small Pox onboard, was contracted at Portsmouth. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury. 1870 Coast Guard Service, Southampton Water
4 Jun 1875 Commissioned at Portsmouth
1879 Ship of First Reserve.
1879 Coast Guard Service ; Southampton Water.
1879 Temporarily Employed with the Channel Squadron
1879 Tender: Britomart ; Coast Guard Cruisers: Desmond, Frances, Spy
Apr 1886 Southampton,
1890 Portsmouth. Officers borne in Asia.
1900 Vernon torpedo school - part of. The First Ship To Be Fitted With Wireless.