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NameForwardExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched8 December 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1869
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/186
Note1869 sold Esquimalt for mercentile service
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
22 January 1856
- 4 September 1856
Commanded (from commissioning) by Lieutenant commander Charles Gudgeon Nelson, Portsmouth
24 October 1857
- 12 November 1858
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Lieutenant commander Henry Davies, Cuba and the West Indies
29 June 1859Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Rufus Robson, Pacific (in December 1860, he proceeded from Nootka Sound to the wreck of the American brig "Consort" in San Josef Bay, for which Robson was recommended to US President Buchanan as worthy of national recognition)
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