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HMS Imperieuse (1852)
Career
Name: HMS Imperieuse
Builder: Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 15 September 1852
Honours and
awards:
Baltic 1854-55
China 1860
Fate: Sold, March 1867
General characteristics
Type: Steam frigate
Tons burthen: 2,358 tons bm
Length: 148 ft 6 in (45.26 m)
Beam: 39 ft 6 in (12.04 m)
Armament: 10 × 8 in (200 mm) guns
1 × 68-pounder gun
40 × 32-pounder guns

HMS Imperieuse (1852) was a wooden screw steam frigate launched in 1852.[1] From 1854 the ship served in the Baltic Sea during the Crimean War.[2]

In January 1860 she arrived at Hong Kong on the East Indies and China Station, where she remained for the next two years, operating off the coast of China during the Second Anglo-Chinese War.[3]

The ship was sold in March 1867.[1]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 King, Ian M. (2011). "HMS Imperieuse (1852)". britainsnavy.co.uk. http://britainsnavy.co.uk/Ships/HMS%20Imperieuse/HMS%20Imperieuse%20(1852)%204.htm. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  2. King, Ian M. (2011). "Baltic 1854-55". britainsnavy.co.uk. http://britainsnavy.co.uk/Battle%20Honours/Baltic%201854-55.htm. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  3. Benyon, P. (2011). "HMS Imperieuse". Naval Database. http://www.pbenyon.plus.com/18-1900/I/02382.html. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 

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