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Torch, 1894
Type: Sloop ; Armament 4 x 4" ; 4 x 3 pdr
Launched : 28 Dec 1894 ; Disposal date or year : 7.1920
Displacement: 690 tons
Machinery notes: 1,100 ND ; 1,400 FD
Notes:

11 Mar 1900 It is reported that the Torch is to be recommissioned on the Australian Station.

29 Nov 1913 Recommissioned at Sydney.

Aug 1914 Eastern Fleet - New Zealand Division.

16.8.1917 Transferred to New Zealand Govt as TS = Firebrand.