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NameBirkenheadExplanation
Type2nd class frigate   
Launched30 December 1845
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1405 tons
Displacement1918 tons
Guns6
Fate1846
Class 
Ships book
NoteLaid down as Vulcan.
1848 troopship.
1852.02.26 wrecked in Algoa Bay, South Africa
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 November 1846Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander Augustus Henry Ingram
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