HMS Snake (1854)
HMS Snake (1854)


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NameSnake (1854)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched6 September 1854
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure477 tons
Displacement 
Guns2
Fate1864
ClassArrow
Ships bookADM 135/433
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
14 September 1854
- 15 June 1855
Commanded by Lieutenant Henry Frederick McKillop, Black Sea during the Russian War
15 June 1855Commanded by Lieutenant Cecil William Buckley, Mediterranean
27 February 1856Commanded by Commander John Edmund Commerell, Mediterranean
20 September 1859
- 1 December 1861
Commanded by Commander Henry Harvey, East Indies and China (until invalided)
20 December 1861
- 3 June 1863
Commanded by Commander John Moresby, East Indies and China


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