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NameCormorantExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched23 February 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure675 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1859
Class 
Ships book
Note1859.06.28 sunk at Peiho forts
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 February 1856Commanded by Commander William Bowden
(20 May 1858)Commanded by Commander Thomas Saumarez, China, during 2nd Anglo-Chinese War
16 August 1858
- 28 June 1859
Commanded by Commander Armine Wodehouse, East Indies and China (until sunk during unsuccessful attack on the Peiho forts during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
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