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Alert, 1856
Type: Sloop ; Armament 17
Launched : 20 May 1856 ; Disposal date or year : 1896
BM: 751 tons ; Displacement: 1331 tons
Propulsion: Screw / Sail
Machinery notes: 312 hpi 60 hp
Notes:

1860 Pacific

24 Feb 1863 Completed major repairs in No 4 dock at Devonport. To be rigged for the 1st division of the steam reserve.

14 May 1863 Devonport. Commissioned.

1864 on the Pacific station. Report of Entozoa, Eruptive fever, fever, and VD etc. onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1870 Devonport

1878 Survey ship.

20.8.1878 Commissioned Sheerness

1879 Pacific as a Survey Vessel, 4 guns

1884 given to American research society