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NameArgusExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched15 December 1849
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure981 tons
Displacement1630 tons
Guns6
Fate1881
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
20 December 1852
- 26 August 1856
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Richard Purvis, North America and West Indies
3 June 1858
- June 1861
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Herbert Frederick Winnington Ingram, the Channel, then the Mediterranean
7 August 1862Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Lewis James Moore, East Indies and China (including the bombardment of Kagoshima ("Anglo-Satsuma War"))
12 November 1863Commanded by Commander John Moresby, China (including the bombardment of Simonoseki)
5 December 1864Commanded by Commander Henry Lewis Round, China
30 March 1867Commanded by Commander Frederick William Hallowes, China
26 March 1873
- February 1874
Commanded by Commander Percy Patt Luxmoore, west coast of Africa
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