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NameBlack Eagle (launched as Firebrand)Explanation
TypeGunvessel  
Launched11 July 1831
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure495 tons
Displacement510 tons
Guns6
Fate1876
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/45
Note1842 = Black Eagle admiralty yacht, 540 bm, 715 disp
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
25 November 1831Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Baldock, Mediterranean
9 November 1832Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Baldock, Falmouth
1842Renamed Black Eagle
1 January 1842Commanded by Commander John Neale Nott, tender to William and Mary
12 June 1844Commanded by Captain Earl of Hardwicke
7 February 1851Commanded by Master commander John Eaton Petley, Woolwich
1 January 1858Commanded by Master commander John Eaton Petley, Woolwich, tender to Fisgard
8 August 1863Commanded by Staff Commander Thomas J Whillier, Woolwich, tender to Fisgard

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