HMS Lily (1861)
HMS Lily (1861)


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NameLily (1861)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched27 February 1861
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure702 tons
Displacement877 tons
Guns4
Fate1867
ClassCormorant
Ships bookADM 135/281
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
10 November 1862Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Henry Harvey, North America and West Indies
14 December 1863Commanded by Commander Algernon Charles Fieschi Heneage, North America and West Indies
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Tu 27 November 1877The Euphrates left Port Said on the 24th inst. for Malta and Portsmouth. Letters have been received from Commodore Sullivan, in the Active, in Simon's Bay, up to the 29th of October. The Industry would convey Mr. StanleyExternal link, the explorer, and his followers to Zanzibar. Letters have been received from Admiral Ryder, in the Audacious, at Hongkong, up to the 11th ult.; he would there await the arrival of his successor. The Sheldrake had returned from Ichang to Hankow. The Lily had gone from Nagasaki to Chinkiang. The Midge left on the 24th of September for Tientsin, where she will winter. The Frolic was still in dock at Shanghai, after collision. The Growler was ordered from the Dindings up to Hongkong, where she will be docked. The Vigilant had been docked. The health of the Squadron was satisfactory.


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