HMS Dart (1860)
HMS Dart (1860)


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NameDartExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched10 March 1860
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure828 tons
Displacement570 tons
Guns5
Fate1884
ClassPhilomel
Ships bookADM 135/264
Note1882 = Kangaroo
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
8 March 1862
- 5 January 1866
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Frederick William Richards, west coast of Africa
25 August 1866
- 23 October 1868
Commanded by Commander Marcus Lowther, west coast of Africa, then (1868) North America and West Indies
26 October 1868
- 8 November 1870
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander John Carnegie, North America and West Indies
1882Renamed Kangaroo


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