HMS Racer

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Racer, 1857
Type: Sloop ; Armament 11
Launched : 4 Nov 1857 ; Disposal date or year : 1876
BM: 579 tons ; Displacement: 868 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 150 h.p.
Notes:

3 Apr 1854 date of order for building vessel - 1 of 5 of the Racer Class, which also included the Icarus, Cordelia, Gannet, and Pantaloon.

1860 North America and West Indies

22 June 1864 Woolwich. Commissioned for Irregular or particular service and service in the Mediterranean.

1 July to 30 Sept 1864 Irregular or particular service. Medical report : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1 Oct to 31 Dec 1864 Mediterranean Station. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1870 Portland, Tender to Boscawen.