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Name Official number Flag IMO
CHAMPION    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1879  01/07/1878  07/12/1880 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masted 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  207 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 2380 disp 225 ft pp  44 ft 6 in    19 ft 3 in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1 shaft, 3-cyl horizontal compound, 6 boilers, coal, 2310ihp giving 13 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
1915 CHAMPION (OLD) 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Steel Corvette, Comus Class
1904 Harbour Service as a stoker's Training Ship at Chatham
September 1913 relieved by Brilliant
1915 renamed Champion (Old) to free the name for the new cruiser

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1919  Broken Up 23/06/1919 
Disposal Detail
Sold 23/6/1919 to Hughes Bolckow, Blyth. 
 

 



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