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NameCentaurExplanation
Type2nd class frigate   
Launched6 October 1845
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1270 tons
Displacement2100 tons
Guns6
Fate1864
Class 
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 January 1849
- 1850
Commanded by Captain Claude Henry Mason Buckle, flagship of Commodore Arthur Fanshawe, west coast of Africa (until Buckle was invalided)
1 January 1850
- 30 June 1851
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Frederick Patten, flagship of Commodore Arthur Fanshawe, west coast of Africa
23 July 1851
- 1854
Commanded by Captain Edward St Leger Cannon, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Willmott Henderson, south-east coast of America
2 February 1855Commanded by Captain William John Cavendish Clifford, Mediterranean, then the Baltic during the Russian War
20 September 1859Commanded by Commander Elphinstone D'Oyly D'Auvergne Aplin, East Indies and China (including British involvement in Taiping rebellion)
1 February 1861Commanded by Commander John Eglinton Montgomerie, East Indies and China (including British involvement in Taiping rebellion)
15 January 1863Commanded by Acting Commander John Zell Creasy, East Indies and China
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