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Waterwitch, 1866
Type: Hydraulic Iron Gunboat, Armour-plated ; Armament 2 x 7"
Launched : 28 Jun 1866 ; Disposal date or year : 1890
BM: 777 tons ; Displacement: 1205 tons
Propulsion: Hydraulic Complement: 80
Machinery notes: 780 hpi 167 hp ; Speed ; 9.2 knots ;
Notes:

Hydraulic Gunboat, designed by V.-Adm Geroge Elliot and using Ruthven's propelling system.

1870 Devonport

16 Mar 1871 carried out inclination trials in Keyham Basin, using ballast.

1879 Portsmouth. Officer borne in Asia.

1890 Portsmouth