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HMS Cockchafer (1855)

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NameCockchaferExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched24 November 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1872
ClassAlbacore
Ships bookADM 135/95
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1856Commanded by Lieutenant commander Edwin Augustus Porcher
20 September 1859Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Lowe Holder, East Indies and China
5 March 1869Commanded by Lieutenant commander Seymour Spencer Smith, China
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