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Type: Corvette ; Armament 16 x 8 ", 1 x 7 ", 4 x 40 pdr.)
Laid down : Chatham Mar 1859 ; Launched : 9 Jul 1861 ;
Disposal date or year : 1882
BM: 1705 tons ; Displacement: 2431 tons
Machinery notes: 1628 hpi 400 hp
1860 Chatham, Building
20 Aug 1862 Devonport. Commissioned.
1864 West Coast of Africa station. Overview and medical report of diarrhoea, fever, Guinea-worm, and heart disease onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury. Further note on fever when some of crew were lent to the Investigator for service up the River Niger.
16 Oct 1869 escorted the Flying Squadron clear of the Cape - see p. 153-> www.naval-review.org/issues/1925-1.pdf.
1870 Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa station.
2 Apr 1871, for census, Cape of Good Hope.