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NameGladiatorExplanation
Type2nd class frigate   
Launched15 October 1844
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1190 tons
Displacement1960 tons
Guns6
Fate1879
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/193
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 December 1845Commanded by Captain John Robb, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
4 January 1850Commanded by Captain John Adams, west coast of Africa
3 April 1854Commanded by Captain George Nathaniel Broke, Mediterranean, and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
May 1855
- June 1855
Commanded by Acting Captain Robert Hall, Sea of Azov during Russian War
7 June 1855Commanded by Captain Charles Farrell Hillyar, Mediterranean, and the Black Sea during the Russian War
22 June 1859Commanded by Commander Henry Dennis Hickley, North America and West Indies
9 March 1864Commanded (from commissioning) by Captain Francis Henry Shortt, particular service
(15 June 1865)Commanded by Captain Elphinstone D'Oyly D'Auvergne Aplin, particular service, including for trails for the Floating Obstruction Committee
19 August 1869
- 20 February 1872
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Norman Bernard Bedingfield, south-east coast of America
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