HMS Sparrowhawk (1856)
HMS Sparrowhawk (1856)


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NameSparrowhawk (1856)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched9 February 1856
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure676 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1872
ClassVigilant
Ships bookADM 135/441
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(5 April 1856)Commanded by Commander Samuel Gurney Cresswell
18 July 1857Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Commander John Clarke Byng, East Indies and China


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