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Malacca, 1853
Type: Sloop ; Armament 17
Launched : 9 Apr 1853 ; Disposal date or year : 1869
BM: 1034 tons ; Displacement: 1758 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 200
Notes:

Jan, 1846, Malacca, 36, Sir W. Symonds, quarter built, at Bombay.

Converted to screw on stocks.

20 Dec 1848 Moulmein, building as a steam sloop.

1860 Sheerness

Late 1862-63 included visits to the Coast of Syria, Gulf of Scanderoon, Cyprus, Beyrut and near loss and Cyprus again, Corfu and the Ionian Islands, including Santa Maura and Argostoli, in Cephalonia, and on to Morocco, back to Gibraltar, and thence to Cadiz.

Calls at Gibraltar, Alexandria 1869 Sold to Japanese navy as Tsukuba