HMS Vernon III (launched as Warrior, 1860)
HMS Vernon III (launched as Warrior, 1860)


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NameVernon III (launched as Warrior, 1860)Explanation
TypeIronclad broadside frigate   
Launched29 December 1860
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure6109 tons
Displacement9136 tons
Guns37
Fate 
ClassWarrior
Ships book
NoteShips book ADM 136/2.
1902 d.s.
1904 = Vernon III.
1923 = Warrior, hulk.
1945 C77.
1987 restored.
still extant.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 August 1861
- 22 November 1864
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, Channel squadron
7 July 1867
- 24 July 1867
Commanded by Captain John Corbett, Channel squadron
25 July 1867
- 20 August 1869
Commanded by Captain Henry Boys, Channel squadron
21 August 1869
- 21 February 1870
Commanded by Captain Frederick Henry Stirling, Channel squadron
3 March 1870
- 15 September 1871
Commanded by Captain Hon. Henry Carr Glyn, Channel squadron
11 June 1875
- 14 March 1878
Commanded by Captain William Henry Whyte, Channel squadron, then (1876) Coast Guard, Portland
15 March 1878
- 7 January 1881
Commanded by Captain Robert Gordon Douglas, Coast Guard, Portland (and the Channel squadron)
7 January 1881
- 30 April 1881
Commanded by Captain Algernon Charles Fieschi Heneage, Coast Guard, Portland
1 May 1881
- 26 November 1882
Commanded by Captain Samuel Philip Townsend, Coast Guard, Greenock
27 November 1882
- 30 May 1883
Commanded by Captain Edward Stanley Adeane, Coast Guard, Greenock


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