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Type: Sloop ; Armament 6
Launched : 13 May 1870 ; Disposal date or year : 1887
BM: 1275 tons ; Displacement: 1755 tons
Machinery notes: 2032 hpi 350 hp
20 Jan 1871 departed Plymouth Sound for trials of her engines.
15 Apr 1871 inspected by the Admiral Superintendent at Devonport.
24 Apr 1871 sent to sea to carry out a series of trials to compare coal consumption with the Briton, which carried out a similar trial on 2 June last year.
1875 Rated corvette.
25 Mar 1878 Commissioned at Devonport.
1879 Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa (ordered home to Devonport)