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Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 5
Launched : 15 Sep 1860 ; Disposal date or year : 1906
BM: 428 tons ; Displacement: 570 tons
Machinery notes: 80 hp
18 Feb 1861 Devonport. Commissioned.
1864 (Four months) North America and West Indies Station. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
25 Dec 1870 arrived Malta, from Plymouth (c. 26 Nov) and Gibraltar (c. 17 Dec), en route for the East Indies.
1 Jan 1871 Malta, the North Tyne screw steamer collided with the Nimble at her moorings, but was fortunately hit in the mizen chains, and was not too badly damaged.
17 Jan 1871 departed for the East Indies via the Suex Canal, aka Maritime Canal.
2 Apr 1871, for census, at Zanzibar.
1879 Harbour Service
1879 Gunvessel, late screw. Tender to Endymion, Hull
1890 Drill Ship for Royal Naval Reserve. Tender to Rupert, Hull