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HMS Endymion rounding the Horn in the first Flying Squadron.
|HMS Endymion rounding the Horn in the first Flying Squadron.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PX9818|
|Description: The frigate HMS 'Endymion', launched in Deptford in 1865. She served in the Mediterranean, and visited Australia in 1869-70 as part of the famous Flying Squadron. In 1881 she was transferred to the Metropolitan Asylums Board, and returned to the Thames as the support ship for the floating smallpox hospital 'Atlas'. In 1884 she joined the 'Atlas' and the 'Castalia' off Long Reach, where they remained until 1902.|
|Creator: Lt F G Innes Lillington|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|