HMS Snap (1855)
HMS Snap (1855)


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NameSnap (1855)Explanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched3 February 1855
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure232 tons
Displacement 
Guns3
Fate1868
ClassDapper
Ships bookADM 135/435
Note1868 resold to Japanese navy as Katu Ten Kan
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
23 January 1854Commanded by Lieutenant commander Claude Augustus Champion De Crespigny, the Baltic (as tender to James Watt) during the Russian War
March 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Arthur Wise, the Baltic (as tender to James Watt) during the Russian War
1 March 1858Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Frederick Johnson, tender to Hogue, Greenock
27 September 1859Commanded by William Ormonde Butler, East Indies and China


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