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Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at the Northam Yard.
Yard No.
Launched:6th June 1860
Tonnage:428 BM - 507 tons displacement
Length:145 feet
Breadth:25 1/2 feet
Depth:11 - 12 feet
Machinery:80 hp. by Napier and Son, of Glasgow. 9 knots.
Built of:Wood
Type:Philomel Class, Screw Gunboat
Off Number:
Built for:H.M. Government.
Other info:Armament 1 x 68 pdr howitzer.
60 officers and men.
History:18th May 1861. Commanded by Commander Arthur Thomas Thrupp on the North America and West Indies Station.
28th January 1863. Commanded by Commander Walter Sidney De Kantzow on the North America and West Indies Station.
August 1868. Broken up at Portsmouth.

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