HMS Royalist (1861)
HMS Royalist (1861)


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NameRoyalist (1861)Explanation
TypeSloop   
Launched14 December 1861   
HullWooden Length 
PropulsionScrew Men 
Builders measure669 tons   
Displacement918 tons   
Guns11   
Fate1875 Last in commission1871
ClassRosario Class (as screw)Rosario
Ships book   
Career
DateEvent
14 December 1861Launched at Devonport Dockyard.
5 November 1863
- 7 July 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander Edwin John Pollard, North America and West Indies (until Pollard invalided)
7 July 1865
- 14 April 1866
Commanded by Commander Maurice Horatio Nelson, North America and West Indies
14 April 1866
- 13 April 1867
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander Hamilton Edward George Earle, North America and West Indies
9 January 1868
- 11 April 1870
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Loftus Francis Jones, North America and West Indies
7 May 1870
- 15 August 1871
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Richard Sacheverell Bateman, North America and West Indies
September 1875Broken up at Chatham.


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