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Melampus, 1890
Type: Twin Screw protected cruiser, 2nd Class ; Armament 2 x 6" ; 6 x 4.7"
Launched : 2 Aug 1890 ; Disposal date or year : 1910
Displacement: 3400 tons
Complement: 273
Machinery notes: 9000 ; Speed ; 20 knots ;
Notes:

1890 Building by the Naval Construction and Armaments Co, later known as Vickers

5 Jul 1892, Portsmouth, went out to carrying out trials of her machinery and other equipment, following which she swung her compasses at Spithead. She sails the 7th for Plymouth and Falmouth.

26 Jun 1897 Present at the Naval Review at Spithead in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.