HMS Ranger

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Ranger, 1859
Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 5
Launched : 26 Nov 1859 ; Disposal date or year : 1869
BM: 428 tons ; Displacement: 570 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 80
Notes:

3 Jul 1860 departed England for anti-slavery duties on the West Coast of Africa.

29 Oct 1861 detained in lat. 6 46' S., long. 12 38' E.. the slave barque Lyra, which was sent for adjudication to the Vice-Admiralty Court at St. Helena, and sentenced to be condemned.

1 Jan 1862 detained in lat. 6 55' S., long. 11 36' E., a slave schooner, Name Unknown, which was sent for adjudication to the Vice-Admiralty Court at St. Helena, and sentenced to be condemned.

1 Mar 1864 Woolwich. Commissioned for Irregular or particular service and service on the West Coast of Africa station.

1 Mar to 31 Mar 1864 Irregular or particular service. Medical report : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1 Apr to 31 Dec 1864 West Coast of Africa station. Overview and medical report of fever onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.