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NameDevastationExplanation
Type1st class sloop   
Launched3 July 1841
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1059 tons
Displacement1380 tons
Guns6
Fate1867
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/130
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
15 September 1841
- May 1842
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Hastings Reginald Henry, Mediterranean
May 1842
- 14 February 1843
Commanded by Acting Commander John James Robinson, Mediterranean
14 February 1843Commanded by Commander Hastings Reginald Henry, Mediterranean
November 1843
- 17 February 1844
Commanded by Commander Swynfen Thomas Carnegie, Mediterranean
17 February 1844
- 8 October 1845
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander William Hewgill Kitchen, Meditrerranean
2 March 1846Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Edward Crouch1846 Squadron of Evolution then (July 1846) west coast of Africa
13 May 1846Commanded by Commodore Charles Hotham, west coast of Africa
1847
- 1847
Commanded by Commander Edward Crouch, west coast of Africa (until invalided)
1847Commanded by Commander Reginald Thomas John Levinge, west coast of Africa
19 September 1847
- 18 September 1848
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Reynell Charles Michell, west coast of Africa, then Cape of God Hope
13 May 1851Commanded by Commander Colin Yorke Campbell, North America and West Indies
10 June 1853Commanded by Commander Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey, North America and West Indies
20 December 1855
- 17 October 1857
Commanded by Commander Edward Marshall, Portsmouth
17 October 1857Commanded by Commander Leveson Eliot Henry Somerset
20 November 1857Commanded by Commander Charles Wake, North America and West Indies
(1858)Commanded by Commander John Kennedy Erskine Baird, North America and West Indies
9 December 1861
- 9 May 1862
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander John Dobree McCrea, Pacific
9 May 1862
- 1865
Commanded by Commander John William Pike, Pacific
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