HMS Vigilant (1856)
HMS Vigilant (1856)


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NameVigilant (1856)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched25 February 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure680 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1869
ClassVigilant
Ships bookADM 135/494
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
19 March 1856Commanded by Commander William Armytage, Mediterranean
21 December 1861
- 9 May 1862
Commanded by Commander John William Pike, Channel squadron
10 May 1862Commanded by Commander William Buller Fullerton Elphinstone, Channel squadron
9 February 1863
- 21 August 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Commander William Robert Hobson, East Indies
19 August 1865
- 25 June 1866
Commanded by Commander William Henry Jones-Byrom, East Indies


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