HMS Reindeer (1866)

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HMS Rinaldo (1860).JPG
HMS Rinaldo, a sister-ship of Reindeer
History
Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Reindeer
Builder: Royal Dockyard, Chatham
Laid down: May 1860
Launched: 1866-03-29
Commissioned: October 1866
Fate: Sold out of service, 28 August 1873
General characteristics
Class and type: Camelion-class sloop
Displacement: 1,365 tons
Length: 185 ft (56 m)
Beam: 33 ft (10 m)
Draught: 14 ft 8 in (4.47 m)
Propulsion: Screw; 200 hp engine
Speed: 9 kts
Complement: 180
Armament:
  • 5 × 40 pdr guns
  • 12 × 32 pdr guns

HMS Reindeer was a Royal Navy wooden-hulled screw-driven sloop of the Camelion class, in service from 1866 to 1876. In 1868 she claimed Caroline Island for the British Crown.

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