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Type: Central battery ironclad corvette ; Armament 8 x 8 " x 9-ton ML
Launched : 14 Mar 1865 ; Disposal date or year : 1886
BM: 2372 tons ; Displacement: 3787 tons
Machinery notes: 3581 hpi 600 hp ; Speed ; 13 knots ;
Wooden-hulled, rigged, armoured, broadside corvette, designed by Mr. E. J. Reed, and the Controller's Department. Displacement, 3661 tons; H.P.I., 3581; maximum thickness of armour 4½ inches.
1870 Coast Guard Service, Kingstown.
Oct 1870 laid up in reserve at Keyham and her engine and boilers refitted.
17 Apr 1871 departed Plymouth Sound to carry-out machinery trials.
21 Apr 1871 moved into the north basin at Devonport.
5 Dec 1875 Recommissioned at Malta.
20 Jun 1879 Mediterranean (On the way home to Devonport).