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HMS Drake (1856)

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NameDrakeExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched8 March 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure233 tons
Displacement 
Guns2
Fate1869
ClassClown
Ships bookADM 135/138
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1856Commanded by Lieutenant commander Mountford Stephen Loviele Peile
4 June 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles John Balfour
26 October 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander Arthur Rodney Blane, East Indies and China
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