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Type: Sloop ; Armament 11
Laid down : Devonport 7 Nov 1857 ; Launched : 26 Sep 1860 ;
Disposal date or year : 1867
BM: 577 tons ; Displacement: 798 tons
Machinery notes: 150 h.p.
1 Apr 1857 date of order for building vessel - 1 of 5 of the Racer Class, which also included the Icarus, Cordelia, Gannet, and Pantaloon.
12 Mar 1862, is at Mozambique when the Gorgon arrives from the River Congoni, having been assisting Dr. Livingstone. The Pantaloon has been aground in Pemba Bay, has bent her screw, has lost her false and main keels, and her rudder is badly damaged and useless, plus she's leaky.
15 Jan 1863 Bombay. Commissioned.
1864 Cape of Good Hope and East Indies station. Medical report : fever onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.