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NamePloverExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched8 September 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1859
ClassAlbacore
Ships book
Note1859.06.25 abandoned as total loss at Peiho
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
30 November 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander Keith Stewart, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
26 September 1857Commanded by Lieutenant commander Robert James Wynniatt, East Indies and China
(25 June 1859)
- 25 June 1859
Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Hector Rason, China (until sunk during unsuccessful attack on the Peiho forts during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
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