Naval Database

| Previous Page | Next Page | Index

Slaney, 1857
Type: Gunboat ; Armament 3
Launched : 17 Mar 1857 ; Disposal date or year : 9 May 1870
Disposal Details : Wrecked in typhoon on the Paracels, near Hong Kong ; Lt. Wm. Fras. Leoline Elwyn.
BM: 301 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 80 hp
Notes:

16 Oct 1857 Hongkong, Lt Hoskin.

30 Oct 1857 Canton River.

28 Dec 1857 Capture of Canton (see also report in London Gazette www.gazettes-online.co.uk of 16 and 26 Feb 1858).

Prior to 25 Mar 1858 had departed from Hongkong with Lord Elgin for the Gulf of Pecheli.

27 Feb 1858 Shanghai.

23 Apr 1858 Gulf of Pecheli.

20 May 1858 Capture of the Forts at the Mouth of the Pel Ho (see also the London Gazette www.gazettes-online.co.uk of 28 Jul 1858 .

1 Oct 1856 - 26 Jun 1858 Parliamentary Grant of 33,000, for services (in lieu of Prize Money) on the China Station to be divided between 56 Vessels

10 Aug 1858 Hongkong.

11 Sep 1858 Canton River.

28 Sep 1859 Hongkong.

28 Feb 1860 Canton River.

25 Apr 1860 Shanghai.

23 May 1860 At the North.

7 Jun 1860 Chusan.

23 Jun 1860 At the North.

26 Jul 1860 Gulf of Pecheli.

16 Nov 1860 At the North.

23 Oct 1861 Hong Kong. Commissioned.

15 Apr 1862 - 15 Dec 1862 Shanghai and remains ?

1864 China station. Medical report : fever, and small-pox, onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.