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Algerine, 1857
Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 1
Launched : 24 Feb 1857 ; Disposal date or year : 1872
BM: 299 tons ; Displacement: 299 tons tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 80 hp
Notes:

16 Oct 1857 at Hongkong.

28 Dec 1857 Capture of Canton (see also report in London Gazette www.gazettes-online.co.uk of 16 and 26 Feb 1858).

15 Jan 1858 in the Canton River.

22-25 Feb 1858 Hong Kong, the Algerine, with two of the Calcutta's boats, involved in anti-piracy patrol.

6 Jul 1858 at Hongkong.

10 Aug 1858 back in the Canton River.

28 Sep 1858 Algerine and Magicienne involved in anti-piracy patrol, following which prize money became due.

30 Nov 1858 at Hongkong.

30 Dec 1858 back in the Canton River.

29 Jan 1859 at Hongkong.

15 Feb 1859 at Shanghai.

26 Feb 1859 at Hongkong.

23 Apr 1859 at Shanghai.

21 May 1859 at Ningpo.

22 Jul 1859 at Ningpo / Gulf of Pecheli.

10 Aug 1859 at Kintang.

24 Aug 1859 in the North.

28 Sep 1859 back at Ningpo.

1 Oct 1856 - 26 Jun 1858 Parliamentary Grant of 33,000, for services (in lieu of Prize Money) on the China Station to be divided between 56 Vessels

1860 East Indies and China station.

Jan 1861 Hong Kong. Commissioned.

1864 China station. Medical report : fever, and cholera onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

9, 12, and 24 of March, 1868, action taken against pirates.

1870 China - 3 guns

Sold for mercantile use