HMS Cygnet

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Cygnet, 1874-1889
Type: Composite Gunboat ;
Displacement: 455 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 532 hpi

27 Jul 1876, Active arrived off the mouth of the Niger : landing party, with guns and rockets, transferred to the gunboats Cygnet and Ariel, who proceeded up the river to Akado, with the local steamer Sultan of Sokato, to take punitive action against the local natives for attacking an English steamer.

1879 To be recommissioned at Malta

1879 Mediterranean

Apr 1886 Red Sea