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Imperieuse, 1852
Type: Frigate ; Armament 51
Launched : 15 Sep 1852 ; Disposal date or year : 1867
BM: 2358 tons ; Displacement: 3345 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 360
Notes:

Converted to screw on stocks

1848 designed to be armed as follows: 50 guns, namely: main-deck, 30 x 8-inch,; 65 cwt., 9 feet long; quarter-deck and forecastle, 22 x 32-pounders, 45 cwt., 8 feet 6 inches long ; waist, 8 32-pounders, 40 cwt., 8 feet long, on Hardy's compression carriages.

20 Dec 1848 Deptford building

9 Apr 1854 Tribune, Leopard, and Imperieuse detained the Russian vessel Fidentia.

11 Mar 1854 departed Spithead, with the fleet, for the Baltic - see p. 413 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

11 Apr 1854 the Imperieuse and Leopard detained the Russian vessel Dido.

15 Apr 1854 captured Russian brig Patrioten.

21 May 1854 With the Dragon and Magicienne, captured the Russian brigantine galliot Antoine. 24 Jan 1856 the prize money arising now payable.

21 Jun 1854 Imperieuse, Lightning, Magicienne, and Bulldog, reconnoitred the Russian fleet and batteries at Cronstadt, with the Arrogant and Desperate in reserve - see p. 420 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

4 Feb 1856 At Spithead

20 Feb 1856 The Great Belt being free of ice to proceed immediately in accordance with orders with the Flying Squadron

25 Feb 1856 Left Spithead for the Downs

23 Apr 1856 Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Watson, CB

31 Jan 1860 arrived Hongkong from Plymouth.

16 Feb 1860 Hongkong.

28 Feb 1860 Shanghai.

23 May 1860 on the North China coast.

7 Jun 1860 Chusan.

23 Jun 1860 on the North China coast.

26 Jul 1860 Gulf of Pecheli.

16 Nov 1860 on the North China coast.

31 Dec 1860 Japan.

1 Feb 1861 Hongkong.

15 Feb 1861 Canton River.

16 Mar 1861 Hongkong.

28 Jul 1861 on the North China coast.

12 Sep 1861 Japan.

15 Oct 1861 on the North China coast.

15 Nov 1861 Japan.

15 Dec 1861 Shanghai.

28 Aug 1862 on the North China coast.

27 Sep 1862 Chefoo.

15 Oct 1862 Shanghai.

20 Nov 1862 departs Hongkong for England