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NameLeopardExplanation
Type1st class frigate   
Launched5 November 1850
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1406 tons
Displacement 
Guns18
Fate1867
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/276
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
6 January 1853Commanded by Captain George Giffard, Mediterranean, then (1854) the Baltic (flagship of Rear-Admiral James Hanway Plumridge) and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
28 April 1857Commanded by Captain James Francis Ballard Wainwright, West Indies, and temporarily assisting Agamemnon laying the Atlantic cable (initiated 16 August 1858, but stopped working only a couple of weeks later), then flagship of Rear-Admiral Stephen Lushington, south-east coast of America and West Indies
10 October 1862
- 29 September 1866
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Charles Taylor Leckie, China (including the bombardment of Simonoseki)
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