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|Built by:||Money Wigram & Son's, at Blackwall.|
Laid down 5th July 1862.
Completed August 1863.
|Tonnage:||1062 BM. - 981 displacement.|
|Length:||240 0 feet.|
|Breadth:||30 . 0 feet|
|Depth:||15 . 0 feet.|
|Machinery:||Oscillating one cylinder 71 x 60. J. Penn & Son's Greenwich. 1681 ihp. 40 Revs per minute. 4 rectangular boilers 30 psi.|
|Type:||3 masted schooner rig paddle despatch vessel.|
|Built for:||Italian Navy.|
|History:||26th April 1863. Was tried at the measured mile, strong winds, attained the extraordinary speed of 17 nautical, or 19¾ statute, miles per hour.|
One of the fastest ships of her time, used as a scout in the war of 1866.
4th March 1873. Re-built, re-launched, Armament in 1873, 2 x 75mm.
1888. Local defence ship at Venice.
1891. The armament was 4 x 57mm.
April 1895. Descarded. Re-designated 'GM10' and used as depot ship.
1907/8. Broken up.
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