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NameMeteorExplanation
TypeFloating battery   
Launched17 April 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure1469 tons
Displacement 
Guns14
Fate1861
Class 
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
22 May 1855
- 1856
Commanded by Captain Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, floating battery, which he took out to the Crimea, and brought back to Portsmouth (according to the DNB "feats of seamanship scarcely less dangerous than any war services")
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