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NameCometExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched11 August 1828
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure462 tons
Displacement 
Guns18
Fate1862
Class 
Ships book
Note1832 = Comus
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1832Renamed Comus
9 May 1839
- 1841
Commanded by Commander Evan Nepean, West Indies
January 1842
- May 1842
Commanded by Acting Commander George Evan Davis, West Indies
(January 1843)Out of commission at Chatham
14 December 1844
- 9 November 1846
Commanded by Commander Thomas Sparke Thompson, south-east coast of America
(November 1845)Commanded by Acting Commander Edward Augustus Inglefield, during the Anglo-French action in Uruguay
17 November 1846Commanded by Commander Edwin Claton Tennyson D'Eyncourt, south-east coast of America
3 May 1853Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander William Abdy Fellowes, East Indies
23 July 1855Commanded by Commander Robert Jenkins, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
30 December 1857
- 7 June 1858
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Commander Richard Dawkins, East Indies and China
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