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Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at Blackwall.
Yard No.
Launched:2nd June 1856
Tonnage:232 BM
Length:106 feet
Breadth:22 feet
Depth:6 . 6 feet
Machinery:Maudslay, Sons & Field. 215 ihp. One set 2-cylinder reciprocating, 60 hp.(nom) 203-233 (ind). 7 1/2 knots.
Built of:Wood
Type:Screw gunboat. Albacore class.
Off Number:
Built for:H.M. Government.
Other info:Armament 1 x 68 pdr SB. 1 x 32 pdr SB. 2 x 24 pdr howitzers.
Complement. 36/40 Officers and ratings.
History:The haste in which this vessel was built necessitated the use of unseasoned timber and fell to pieces and saw no service whatsoever.
1st January 1856. As from this date all gunboats were commissioned as impendent commanders with a crew of 36 men and officers.
23rd April 1856. Present at Fleet Review, Spithead.
May have been laid up incomplete, and never stirred from her berth until towed away for breaking up.
April 1865. Broken up by Marshall of Plymouth.

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