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NameDaphneExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched6 August 1838
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure726 tons
Displacement 
Guns18
Fate1864
Class 
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
15 November 1838
- May 1842
Commanded by Captain John Windham Dalling, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
23 July 1842
- 26 January 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Captain John James Onslow, Pacific. Upon returning Onslow was court-martialled for failing to "transmit to the commander-in-chief at Portsmouth a statement of all the circumstances of the said ship Daphne having touched the ground on the 31st day of December" (she being ten minutes on the Rocken End shoal, off St Catherine's while beating up the Channel to Spithead). The case was consider proved and Onslow, and the Master, Daniel M'Donnell Jago, were both reprimanded.
26 October 1848
- 1852
Commanded by Captain Edward Gennys Fanshawe, Pacific
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