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NameBeagleExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched11 May 1820
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure237 tons
Displacement 
Guns10
Fate1870
ClassCherokee
Ships book
Note1825 survey vessel.
1846 Customs w.v.
1863 = WV.7
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
13 November 1828
- 30 October 1830
Commanded by Commander Robert Fitzroy, coast of South America, following the suicide of her former commander, Captain Pringle Stokes.
4 July 1831
- 17 November 1836
Commanded by Commander Robert Fitzroy, coast of South America (with Charles Darwin on board)
16 February 1837
- March 1841
Commanded by Commander John Clements Wickham, Australia (until invalided)
16 August 1841
- 14 October 1843
Commanded by Commander John Lort Stokes, discovery voyage to Australia
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