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Albacore Class (1856) 
Ships

Ship Pennant
No
Completed      Decommission/
Loss
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Albacore

n/a

05-May-1856 Jun-1885 Broken up at Bermuda.

Amelia

n/a

19-May-1856 (Launched) 29-Sep-1865 broken up at Pembroke.

Banterer

n/a

09-Jan-1856 30-Dec-1872 Sold for breaking up at Hong Kong.

Beacon

n/a

29-Mar-1856 27-Aug-1864 Broken up.

Beaver

n/a

31-May-1856 1864 Broken up at Portsmouth.

Blazer

n/a

07-Apr-1856 04-May-1877 Sold at Gibraltar.

Bouncer

n/a

1859 01-Feb-1871 Sold at Hong Kong.

Brave

n/a

Mar-1856 25-Mar-1869 Laid up after completion. broken up at Portsmouth.

Brazen

n/a

Apr-1856 Aug-1864 Broken up.

Bullfinch

n/a

Jun-1857 Aug-1864 Broken up.

Bullfrog

n/a

06-Jan-1856 08-Jun-1875 Broken up at Sheerness.

Bustard

n/a

09-Jan-1856 18-Nov-1869 Sold at Hong Kong.

Camel

n/a

03-May-1856 (Launched) 30-Jun-1864 Broken up.

Carnation

n/a

16-Jan-1856 1863 Broken up at Sheerness

Caroline

n/a

02-Oct-1856 19-Feb-1862 Broken up at Portsmouth.

Charger

n/a

24-Jan-1856 Jul-1887 Sold as merchant ship.

Charon

n/a

19-Mar-1856 Oct-1865 Broken up at Plymouth.

Cherokee

n/a

03-Oct-1856 25-Mar-1869 Broken up at Portsmouth.

Cochin

n/a

20-Apr-1856 Mar-1863 Broken up at Sheerness.

Cockchafer

n/a

26-Jan-1856 1872 Sold at Shanghai.

Confounder

n/a

21-May-1856 (launched) 04-Oct-1864 Broken up.

Crocus

n/a

04-Jun-1856 27-Jul-1864 Broken up.

Delight

n/a

05-Apr-1856 Nov-1867 Sold at Halifax.

Dove

n/a

24-Jan-1856 14-Apr-1873 Sold at Shanghai.

Earnest

n/a

1856 17-Jan-1885  Sold for breaking up.

Erne

n/a

03-Apr-1856 1874 Broken up at Chatham.

Escort

n/a

1856 Oct-1865 Broken up at Pembroke.

Fervent

n/a

24-Mar-1856 Feb-1879 Broken up at Devonport.

Firm

n/a

12-Apr-1856 1872 Sold at Shanghai.

Flamer

n/a

10-Nov-1859 22-Sep-1871 Wrecked during at Typhoon at Hong Kong.

Fly

n/a

05-Jul-1856 1862 Broken up.

Foam

n/a

08-May-1856 (Launched) Jun-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Forester

n/a

24-Mar-1856 02-Sep-1871 Foundered in Typhoon at Hong Kong.

Forward

n/a

09-Feb-1856 28-Sep-1869 Sold at Esquimalt.

Goldfinch

n/a

15-Mar-1856 22-Jun-1869 Sold for breaking up.

Goshawk

n/a

17-Mar-1856 18-Mar-1869 Broken up at Devonport.

Grappler

n/a

12-Apr-1856 06-Jan-1868 Sold at Esquimalt.

Grasshopper

n/a

05-Feb-1856 May-1871 Sold at Newchang.

Griper

n/a

22-Feb-1856 18-Mar-1869 Broken up at Devonport.

Growler

n/a

30-Jul-1858 Aug-1864 Broken up at Malta.

Hardy

n/a

10-Nov-1859 09-Feb-1869 Sold at Hong Kong.

Hasty

n/a

20-Feb-1856 Nov-1865 Sold for breaking up.

Haughty

n/a

18-Mar-1856 23-May-1867 Sold at Hong Kong.

Havock

n/a

10-Nov-1859 31-Mar-1870 Sold at Yokohama.

Herring

n/a

29-Feb-1856 Aug-1865 Sold for breaking up.

Highlander

n/a

29-Apr-1856 (Launched) May-1884 Sold.

Hyaena

n/a

12-Apr-1856 08-Mar-1870 Sold as a salvage vessel.

Insolent

n/a

08-Mar-1856 01-May-1869 Sold at Chefoo, China.

Julia

n/a

25-Feb-1856 Feb-1866 Sold for breaking up.

Leveret

n/a

08-Apr-1856 Oct-1867 Broken up at Portsmouth.

Lively

n/a

11-Apr-1856 23-Dec-1863 Wrecked on the Dutch coast.

Louisa

n/a

17-Mar-1856 27-Aug-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Mackerel

n/a

08-Apr-1856 18-Jul-1862 Breaking up completed at Portsmouth.

Magnet

n/a

27-Mar-1856 1874 Broken up at Chatham.

Manly

n/a

27-Mar-1856 jan-1864 Broken up at Deptford.

Mastiff

n/a

01-Apr-1856 Oct-1863 Broken up at Deptford.

Mayflower

n/a

17-Mar-1856 Aug-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Mistletoe

n/a

01-Apr-1856 28-Sep-1864. Breaking up at Sheerness completed.

Nightingale

n/a

11-Mar-1856 16-Jul-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Opossum

n/a

31-Aug-1856 1896 Sold at Hong Kong.

Parthian

n/a

08-Dec-1856 14-Sep-1864 Breaking up completed.

Partridge

n/a

Apr-1856 08-Sep-1864 Sold for breaking up.

Peacock

n/a

22-Apr-1856 25-mar-1869 Broken up at Portsmouth.

Pheasant

n/a

31-Jan-1857 31-Aug-1877 Breaking up completed at Sheerness.

Pickle

n/a

03-Jan-1857 12-Apr-1864 Breaking up completed.

Plover

n/a

03-Jan-1856 26-Jun-1859 Sunk in action at Taku forts in Peiho River, China.

Porpoise

n/a

29-Sep-1860 22-Feb-1864 Breaking up completed.

Primrose

n/a

03-Jan-1857 25-May-1864 Breaking up completed.

Procris

n/a

12-Apr-1856 31-May-1893 Sold for breaking up.

Prompt

n/a

03-Jan-1857 06-May-1864 Breaking up completed.

Quail

n/a

30-Jul-1858 Sep-1861 Broken up at Malta.

Rainbow

n/a

14-Apr-1856 Nov-1888 Sold for breaking up.

Raven

n/a

May-1856 13-Apr-1875 Sold for breaking up.

Redbreast

n/a

14-Apr-1856 24-Sep-1864 Breaking up completed.

Ripple

n/a

24-Apr-1857 Apr-1866 Sold for breaking up.

Rocket

n/a

Mat-1856 Oct-1864 Broken up.

Rose

n/a

18-May-1856 Aug-1868 Broken up at Devonport.

Sandfly

n/a

04-Jan-1856 05-Nov-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Savage

n/a

13-Oct-1856 Sep-1888 Sold at Malta.

Seagull

n/a

22-Dec-1855 07-Oct-1864 Sold for breaking up.

Sepoy

n/a

05-Apr-1856 Apr-1868 Broken up.

Shamrock

n/a

09-Apr-1856 Apr-1867 Sold for breaking up.

Sheldrake

n/a

16-Dec-1855 30-Jun-1865 Sold at Montevideo.

Skipjack

n/a

10-Dec-1855 04-Feb-1879 Breaking up completed

Spanker

n/a

12-Apr-1856 Aug-1874 Broken up at Chatham.

Spey

n/a

14-Apr-1856 Dec-1863 Broken up at Deptford.

Spider

n/a

11-Apr-1856 12-May-1870 Sold for breaking up.

Staunch

n/a

12-Mar-1856 Dec-1866 Sold at Hong Kong.

Surly

n/a

05-Jul-1856 1869 Sold.

Swan

n/a

02-Oct-1856 1906 Sold.

Thrasher

n/a

12-Apr-1856 09-May-1883  

Tickler

n/a

26-Dec-1855 21-Nov-1863 Breaking up completed.

Tilbury

n/a

14-Apr-1856 02-Aug-1865 Sold for breaking up.

Traveller

n/a

11-Apr-1856 28-Dec-1863 Breaking up completed at Portsmouth.

Violet

n/a

18-Mar-1856 07-Oct-1864 Sold for breaking up.

Wave

n/a

25-Jun-1856 (Launched) 1890 Sold.

Whiting

n/a

08-Feb-1856 Dec-1881 Breaking up completed.

Wolf

n/a

08-Feb-1856 08-Jul-1864 Breaking up completed.
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This page last edited - 18 January, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.