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Swinger, 1872
Type: Gun Boat, 2nd Class ; late Composite Gunboat ; Armament 4
Launched : 7 Feb 1872 ; Disposal date or year : 1924
Disposal Details : Broken up
BM: 295 tons ; Displacement: 430 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 461 hpi 60 hp
Notes:

18 Feb 1877 Recommissioned at Hong Kong.

1879 China.

Apr 1886 Australia.

4 May 1887 Re-commissioned at Sydney.

1890 Australia.

1895 hulk.

1914 Devonport. Attached to HMS Impregnable as Store Ship etc.

NL Jan 1921 attached to Impregnable as Store Ship, &c.