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Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 5
Laid down : Pembroke Dock 30 Mar 1860 ; Launched : 7 Feb 1861 ;
Disposal date or year : 1875
BM: 426 tons ; Displacement: 570 tons
Machinery notes: 80 h.p.
1860 Pembroke Dock building.
22 Mar 1862 Sheerness. Commissioned.
18 Nov 1864 detained in the River Componee a slave schooner, Name Unknown.
1864 West Coast of Africa station. Overview and medical report of fever onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
Oct 1866 in collision with HMS Griffon off Little Popo, West Africa, which resulted in the loss of the Griffon following confusion during night-signalling leading to the introduction of Morse Code in 1867.
16 Oct 1869 escorted the Flying Squadron clear of the Cape - see p. 153-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-1.pdf.
1870 Mediterranean station.
14 Feb 1871 departed Piraeus for Malta, having been relieved by the Enterprise on the 13th.
19 Feb 1871 arrived at Malta, from Piraeus.
23 Mar 1871 arrived at Naples with mail from Malta.
2 Apr 1871, for census, at Naples.
2 May 1871 at Malta awaiting orders to sail to the coast of Syria.