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NameCaledoniaExplanation
TypeBroadside ironclad frigate   
Launched24 October 1862
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure4125 tons
Displacement6832 tons
Guns30
Fate1886
ClassPrince Consort
Ships bookADM 135/74
NoteLaid down as 2nd rate, 91 guns
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
27 April 1865Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley, flagship of Rear-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, Mediterranean (second in command)
10 June 1867
- 31 May 1869
Commanded (until paying off at Malta) by Captain Alan Henry Gardner, flagship of Rear-Admiral Lord Clarence Edward Paget, Mediterranean
1 June 1869
- 11 May 1871
Commanded (from commissioning at Malta) by Captain Thomas Cochran, Mediterranean
11 May 1871
- 7 July 1871
Commanded by Captain Chandos Scudamore Scudamore Stanhope, Mediterranean (until Stanhope died)
8 July 1871Commanded by Captain Charles Pringle, Mediterranean
18 November 1874
- 31 March 1875
Commanded by Commander Edmund Hope Verney
1875
- 25 March 1875
Commanded by Captain John Eglinton Montgomerie
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