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NameHecateExplanation
Type2nd class sloop  
Launched30 March 1839
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure817 tons
Displacement1096 tons
Guns4
Fate1865
Class 
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Chatham
14 September 1840
- 23 August 1843
Commanded by Commander James Hamilton Ward, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
(October 1843)Out of commission at Woolwich
11 June 1845
- 1847
Commanded by Commander Joseph West, west coast of Africa
14 September 1847
- 25 September 1848
Commanded by Commander Richard Moorman
20 September 1850Commanded by Commander George Sumner Hand, particular service
10 September 1855
- January 1857
Commanded by Commander Alexander Duff Gordon, west coast of Africa (until Gordon Died)
13 February 1857
- 3 July 1858
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander George Foster Burgess, west coast of Africa
15 May 1860
- January 1861
Commanded by Commander Anthony Hiley Hoskins, Pacific (to replace Plumper)
1 September 1860
- 1863
Commanded by Captain George Henry Richards, surveying Vancover Island

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