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Shearwater, 1861
Type: Sloop ; Armament 11
Laid down : Pembroke Dock 2 Apr 1860 ; Launched : 17 Oct 1861 ;
Disposal date or year : 1877
BM: 669 tons ; Displacement: 811 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 150 hp
Notes:

1860 Pembroke Dock, building

13 Dec 1862 Devonport. Commissioned.

11 - 14 Jul 1863, salvage services rendered to the Atahualpa.

1864 on the Pacific station. Report of bronchitis, dysentery, fever and VD etc. onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

20 Jun 1870 Sheerness

16 Apr 1870 has been put in the steam basin with a view to her being prepared for service as a surveying vessel.