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HMS Blanche (1867)

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NameBlancheExplanation
TypeSloop (1876: Corvette)   
Launched17 August 1867   
HullWooden Length212 feet
PropulsionScrew Men180
Builders measure1268 tons   
Displacement1682 tons   
Guns6   
Fate1886 Last in commission1881
ClassEclipse   
Ships bookADM 135/47   
Career
DateEvent
17 August 1867Launched at Chatham Dockyard.
15 January 1868Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Captain John Eglinton Montgomerie, Australia
November 1871
- 23 November 1875
Commanded by Captain Cortland Herbert Simpson, Australia
4 September 1877
- 26 November 1881
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain Charles George Frederick Knowles, West Indies
September 1886Sold to Castle for breaking up at Charlton.
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