HMS Cleopatra

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Cleopatra, 1878
Type: Light Cruiser ; late Cruiser 3rd Class ; late Corvette, steel and iron, cased with wood ; ; Armament 14
Launched : 1 Aug 1878 ; Disposal date or year : 1931
Displacement: 2383 tons
Machinery notes: 2300 hpi
Notes:

1879 Devonport

1880-82 Flying Squadron ; visited Montevideo, Captetown, Australia, Fiji, Japan and China then on detached to the Mediterranean for the Egyptian war.

Apr 1886 Shanghai

28 Nov 1888 Commissioned at Devonport

1890 SO South East Coast of America

1905 Condemned to Harbour Service.

Aug 1914 Devonport, attached to HMS Defiance, temporarily, as overflow ship.

NL Jan 1921 Devonport, attached to Defiance temporarily as Overflow Ship.

1922 Renamed Defiance III