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Vivid, 1891-1912
Type: Yacht ; Armament 1
Displacement: 550 tons
Notes:

Dec 1891, the Screw steam yacht Capercailzie has been purchased from Sir John Burns, and will be renamed to replace the Vivid as official yacht of the Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth. She was built by Messrs. Barclay, Curl, and Co., of Glasgow, in 1883. She is 200 ft. in length, 24ft. beam, and draws 12ft. of water.

1 Jan 1892, nominal ship for RN Barracks, Devonport, also known as HMS Vivid.