HMS Charon

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Charon, 1856
Type: Gunboat ; Armament 4
Launched : 9 Feb 1856 ; Disposal date or year : 1865
BM: 232 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 60 hp
Notes:

All gunboats from 1 Jan 1856, are to be commissioned as independent commands with a crew of 36 men and officers.

28 Mar 1856 Portsmouth, arrived today from the Eastward.

23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Blue Squadron ; Commander Pollard.