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NameRiflemanExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched10 August 1846
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure486 tons
Displacement592 tons
Guns9
Fate1869
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/398
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
5 July 1848
- 25 April 1850
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Stephen Smith Lowther Crofton, Sir Charles Napier's Western Squadron, then (May 1849) south-east coast of America
25 April 1850
- 12 October 1850
Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Powell Branch, south-east coast of America (until he died)
5 November 1850Commanded by Lieutenant commander Richard Henry Dalton, south-east coast of America
24 October 1853Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Christian, south-east coast of America
14 November 1861Commanded by Master commander John William Reed, China seas
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