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Type: Gunvessel ; Armament 2
Launched : 26 Jun 1854 ; Disposal date or year : 1862
BM: 477 tons
Propulsion: Screw Complement: 65
Machinery notes: 160 ; Speed ; 11 knots ;
Designed by Surveyor's Dept.
Built for the Russian War.
1854 & 1855 Black Sea.
25 May 1855, Kertch and Yenikale were captured, along with thousands of tons and coal and provisions, along with factories etc., by some 60 French and British vessels, and allied troops, for which no prize money appeared to be payable, contrary to the Queen's instructions. See Hansard for more details, and approval for a Parliamentary Grant in lieu.