The first Worcester arrived, from Sheerness, at her moorings in Blackwall Reach and opposite Steward's Steam Factory on Thursday, 29 May 1862.
The first cadets embarked 04 August 1862.
The ship was moved to Erith on 08 September 1863, and to Southend in June 1869.
She was moved once again, to the Worcester’s permanent moorings, to Greenhithe in December 1871.
She remained at her moorings until handed back to the Admiralty in 1876.
Info Supplied by Graham Smith OW 56 -
Worcester I The First Worcester
Worcester I Visit of Prince of Wales 1866