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Saracen,
Type: Straits Government survey schooner ; Armament ?
Disposal date or year : circa 1862
Displacement : 235 tons ; Notes:

Whilst not RN vessels the Tonze and Mohr &c. are invariably referred to as HM Steam gun-boats or similar, but really belonged to the Singapore Government.

6 Aug 1861 in Singapore harbour being prepared for survey duties.

18 Jun 1862 pending departure to survey ?

19 August 1862 in Singapore harbour the Straits Government survey schooner, Commander Stanton, and up for sale.

18 Sep 1862 in Singapore harbour the Saracen, Commander Thomas, up for sale.

17 Dec 1863 arrived Singapore harbour from the Gaspar Straits.

22 Jan 1864 in Singapore harbour the Saracen, Commander Lys.