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Severn, 1856
Type: Transport ? ; late 4th Rate ; Armament 50
Launched : 24 Jan 1856 ; Disposal date or year : 1876
BM: 2767 tons
Propulsion: Sail - 1860 converted to screw frigate
Machinery notes: 500 hp
Notes:

Jan, 1846, Severn, 50, Mr. Fincham, one eighth built, at Chatham

20 Dec 1848 Chatham, building

21 Jan 1856 Southampton. A detachment of the Rifle Brigade embarked yesterday. She is expected to leave for Cork today.

1860 Sheerness

19 Jul 1862 Devonport. Commissioned.

1864 Cape of Good Hope and East Indies station. Medical report : diarrhea, fever, respiratary diseases, and small-pox onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1870 Sheerness