HMS Shamrock (1856)
HMS Shamrock (1856)


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NameShamrock (1856)Explanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched13 March 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1867
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/426
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(May 1856)Commanded by Lieutenant William Andrew James Heath
(June 1856)Commanded by Lieutenant Charles James Bullock, coast of Ireland, surveying
1 April 1858Commanded by Master commander William B. Calver, tender to Fisgard, Woolwich
13 April 1859
- 30 May 1859
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Commander Joseph Edye, for surveying
26 July 1860Commanded by Lieutenant Edward Wolfe Brooker, surveying service, tender to Fisgard, Woolwich
1 January 1863Commanded by Captain Henry Charles Otter, for Surveying Service, carried on the books of Fisgard


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