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NameDidoExplanation
TypeCorvette   
Launched13 June 1836
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure734 tons
Displacement 
Guns18
Fate1903
Class 
Ships book
Note1860 c.h.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
25 October 1836Commanded by Captain Lewis Davies, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
30 August 1841
- 1844
Commanded by Captain Henry Keppel, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war and Sir James Brooke's campaign for the suppression of Borneo piracy)
9 May 1846Commanded by Captain John Balfour Maxwell, East Indies
28 August 1851Commanded by Captain William Henry Anderson Morshead, Pacific, including Russian coast during the Russian war
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