HMS Spanker (1856)
HMS Spanker (1856)


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NameSpanker (1856)Explanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched22 March 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1874
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/439
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
19 March 1856
- 10 September 1856
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Lieutenant commander George Stanley Bosanquet
1 March 1858Commanded by Lieutenant Alfred John Chatfield, tender to Cornwallis, the Humber


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