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NameActaeon (launched as Vernon)Explanation
Type4th rate   
Launched1 May 1832
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1832 tons
Displacement2388 tons
Guns50
Fate1923
Class 
Ships book
Note1876 torpedo school.
1886 = Actaeon
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1832
- 1832
Commanded by Captain Francis Augustus Collier, particular service
(January 1840)Out of commission at Sheerness
30 October 1840
- 22 May 1844
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Captain William Walpole, Mediterranean, then (April 1884) troop transport to Queenstown
20 March 1845Commanded by Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald, flagship of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield, South-east coast of America and East India stations
May 1876Commanded by Captain William Arthur, torpedo school, Portmouth
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