HMS Chesapeake

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Chesapeake, 1855
Type: Frigate ; Armament 51
Launched : 27 Sep 1855 ; Disposal date or year : 1867
BM: 2377 tons ; Displacement: 3334 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 400
Notes:

Jan, 1846, Chesapeake, 36, Sir W. Symonds, timbers ready at Chatham. Would appear to have been altered for screw.

Jan 1848 Chatham, Building

12 Mar - 26 Jul 1858 salvage of the shaft of the Alma, her cargo, and other property.

21 May 1859 Hongkong.

4 Jun 1859 Shanghai.

5 Jul 1859 Gulf of Pecheli.

10 Aug 1859 Kintang.

24 Aug 1859 Shanghai.

13 Oct 1859 Hongkong.

1860 Flag Ship: East Indies and China Station

23 Jun 1860 on the North China Coast.

26 Jul 1860 Gulf of Pecheli.

16 Nov 1860 on the North China coast.

16 Jan 1861 Japan.

15 Feb 1861 on the North China coast.

2 Mar 1861 Shanghai.

16 Mar 1861 Hongkong.

23 May 1861 departed Hongkong for England.