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NameOpossumExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched28 February 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1896
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/336
Note1874 hulk
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
16 November 1830Commanded by Lieutenant commander Robert Peter, Falmouth
28 February 1856Commanded by Lieutenant commander Colin Andrew Campbell, China (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
4 June 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Henry Jones
(28 June 1859)Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles John Balfour, East Indies and China (including unsuccessful attack on the Peiho forts during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
1 May 1860Commanded by Lieutenant commander Lindesay Brine, East Indies and China
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