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Type: Vessel ; Armament 6
Launched : 26 Oct 1874 ; Disposal date or year : 1888
BM: tons ; Displacement: 588 tons
Machinery notes: 589 hpi 80 hp
5 Aug 1876 Arrived Spithead, from Sheerness Saturday : to sail Sunday for West Coast of Africa Sunday via Devonport.
26 Oct 1876 at Cape Coast Castle. Her layout is described as bad.
5 Feb 1877 on the West Coast of Africa.
Jul 10, 1877 Struck an unmarked reef off Fernando Po.
13 Aug 1877 River Gaboon : under orders for the River Niger. Her surgeon had died.
29 Nov 1877 Arrived Accra from Whydah and sailed 30th for Sierra Leone.
19 Feb 1879 Recommissioned at Sierra Leone.
12 Mar 1879 Sailed for the River Gambia.
8 May 1879 Arrived Sierra Leone from River Gambia.
SL 29 Jun 1879 Returned from Scarcies River. Repairing defects.
Circa Oct 1879, Sierra Leone, had gone to River Niger with Consul.
Circa Nov 1879 had returned from River Niger.
Circa Dec 1879 on her way to Sierra Leone.
Circa Jan 1880 A number of surgeons being appointed to her in the last year : her commanding officer also just invalided !
Circa 28 Feb 1880 at Sierra Leone, due to go to Cape of Good Hope for a refit. Another surgeon apptd.
30 Aug 1880 Making good defects at the Cape. Jim Crow, Head Krooman awarded LS&GC Medal.
15 Nov 1880, to sail for the Sierra Leone. Leading Stoker John Holloway awarded LS&GC Medal.