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Research, 1863
Type: Central battery ironclad sloop ; Armament 4 x 7 ". 6 -ton ML
Laid down : Pembroke Dock on 3 Sep 1861 ;
Launched : 15 Aug 1863 ; Disposal date or year : 1884
BM: 1253 tons ; Displacement: 1741 tons
Propulsion: Screw and sail
Machinery notes: 1042 hpi 200 hp ; Speed ; 10 knots ;
Notes:

Note : deigned and begun as a wooden 17-gun sloop in 1861, but converted in 1862 to an armoured, rigged vessel. Displacement, 1680 tons; speed 10.3 knots; thickest armour 4 inches.

3 Sep 1861 laid down as Trent at Pembroke Dock.

Sep 1862 Trent renamed Research.

11 Mar 1864 Commissioned at Devonport.

9 Mar to 31 Dec 1864 Home Station. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1870 Devonport

17 Aug 1875 Recommissioned at Malta

1879 Mediterranean