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Swallow, 1868
Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 3
Launched : 16 Nov 1868 ; Disposal date or year : 1882
BM: 664 tons ; Displacement: 774 tons
Propulsion: Double Screw
Machinery notes: 892 hpi 160 hp
Notes:

1870 Portsmouth

18 Apr 1877 Commissioned at Portsmouth

1879 Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa ; about to proceed to S.E. Coast of America

Jan 1881, Monte Video, sent to the Falkland Isles with a telegram for the Flying Squadron, which recently departed from here.

26 Jan 1881, arrived at the Falkland Isles.