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NameEchoExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched28 May 1827
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure295 tons
Displacement 
Guns2
Fate1885
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/145
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Woolwich
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Sa 16 May 1840The Messenger steamer went to Woolwich on Wednesday, with the Marines of the Rodney; and the Vesuvius steamer proceeded to Cork on Thursday, to bring over four companies and head-quarters of the 60th Regiment to this place [Portsmouth].
The Vesuvius steamer on Thursday proceeded to Cork, to convey to this garrison the depot of the 60th Regiment; and on the arrival of the service companies of that regiment from the Mediterranean, the 58th Regiment, now here, will march to Weedon. The depot of the 72d is to be quartered here.
The Echo steam-vessel is to be quartered here in lieu of the Messenger.
Ma 8 June 1840The 20th and 86th Regiments are ordered te be from England to Ireland; for which purpose the Vesuvius steamer, Lieutenant Blount, proceeded to Liverpool onThursday afternoon.
The Echo steam tug, attached to this port, has her steering wheel placed before the mainmast, and immediately under the control of the officer carrying on the duty on the paddle boxes.
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