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Miranda, 1879
Type: Sloop ; late Compostire Sloop ; Armament 6
Launched : 30 Sep 1879 ; Disposal date or year : 1892
Displacement: 1124 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 900 hpi

1879 Building at Devonport

Apr 1886 Australia

1890 Chatham

1891, Medway Reserve, owing to her slow speed and obsolete armament has been condemned as unfit for service as an effective ship.

Mar 1892, Medway Reserve, is to be surveyed to ascertain whether she is fit for service as a seagoing training ship. [In view of the fact that she was subsequently put up for disposal it would appear that she was considered unsuitable.]