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NameHeclaExplanation
Type2nd class sloop  
Launched14 January 1839
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure817 tons
Displacement1096 tons
Guns4
Fate1863
Class 
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
18 July 1839
- 31 March 1842
Commanded (from commissioning until paying off at Woolwich) by Lieutenant commander John Bettinson Cragg, West Indies
21 January 1843
- 3 July 1846
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander John Duffill, Mediterranean
3 July 1846
- 18 January 1848
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander Charles Starmer, Mediterranean
5 September 1849
- 31 January 1852
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Edward Halhead Beauchamp-Proctor, west coast of Africa
4 February 1854
- 18 March 1854
Commanded by Master commander Peter Wellington, taking the Masters of the 1854 Baltic Fleet reconnoitering the Baltic
16 March 1854
- 4 November 1854
Commanded by Captain William Hutcheon Hall, the Baltic during the Russian War
22 October 1855
- 16 February 1859
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Elphinstone D'Oyly D'Auvergne Aplin, west coast of Africa
4 November 1855
- 16 May 1854
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Henry Samuel Hawker, Mediterranean

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