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NameStarlingExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched1 February 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns3
Fate1871
ClassDapper
Ships bookADM 135/447
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
16 March 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander Shute Barrington Piers, the Baltic (as tender to Duke of Wellington) during the Russian War
9 September 1856Commanded by Lieutenant commander Arthur Julian Villiers, China (until wrecked during unsuccessful attack on the Peiho forts during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
7 December 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander James Hawkins Whitshed, East Indies and China
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