1856-10-24 RUSSIA

London Times, 24 October 1856, p. 6: RUSSIA

The Indépendance Belge publishes the following telegraphic despatch:--

"Hamburg, Wednesday, Oct. 22.

"Four Russian men-of-war have arrived at Kiel. This squadron, which is on its way to the Mediterranean, consists of the screw man-of-war Wiborg, the screw frigate Polkan, the Castor frigate, and the steam corvette Philactel."

These vessels, as already stated, form the squadron which is to escort the Dowager Empress of Russia.

Provided by Stephen McLaughlin