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HMS Firm (1856)

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NameFirmExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched22 March 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1872
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/177
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
20 March 1856
- 19 July 1856
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Lieutenant commander Thomas Sherlock Gooch
20 November 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Raymond Boulton, East Indies and China
1 April 1869Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Hext, China
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