HMS Kestrel (1856)  (2nd)
Wooden Screw Gunboat 2-gun

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Kestrel was a Clown class, 2 gun, wooden screw gunboat.

Built by Miller of Liverpool, laid down 14-Jan-1856, launched 20-May-1856 and completed 04-May-1856.

Sunk in action Jun-1859 at Peiho river. Raised and sold 16-Mar-1866 to Glover & Co of Yokohama, resold to the Japanese Navy.

Won the Battle Honour: China 1856-60.


Other HMS Kestrel
- 1st  HMS Kestrel 
- 2nd HMS Kestrel 
- 3rd HMS Kestrel
- 4th HMS Kestrel

- Clown Class (1856)
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This page last edited - 05 January, 2013.

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