HMS Kestrel (1872)
HMS Kestrel (1872)


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NameKestrel (1872)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched29 February 1872
HullComposite
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure462 tons
Displacement610 tons
Guns4
Fate1888
ClassFrolic
Ships bookADM 135/266
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
8 January 1873Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander William Raymond Boulton, East Indies


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