HMS Cockchafer (1855)
HMS Cockchafer (1855)


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NameCockchafer (1855)Explanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched24 November 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1872
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/95
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1856Commanded by Lieutenant Edwin Augustus Porcher
20 September 1859Commanded by Lieutenant Henry Lowe Holder, East Indies and China
5 March 1869Commanded by Lieutenant Seymour Spencer Smith, China


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