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NameAvonExplanation
TypePacket   
Acquired1837
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure360 tons
Displacement 
Guns2
Fate1863
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/31
Note1825 Launched.
Transferred from Post Office, ex-Thetis.
1839 transport.
1843 survey ship.
1849 tender
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Woolwich
9 September 1841Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Jenkin, Woolwich
11 June 1842
- March 1843
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Byng, North America and West Indies (untill invalided)
31 May 1843
- September 1843
Commanded by Lieutenant commander David Robert Bunbury Mapleton, North America and West India station
(October 1843)Out of commission at Woolwich
30 July 1845
- 28 November 1846
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander Henry Mangles Denham, west coast of Africa
1 January 1847Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Henry Charles Otter, surveying on the west coast of Scotland
(27 August 1855)Tender to Impregnable, Devonport
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