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NameHermesExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched26 June 1835
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure716 tons
Displacement789 tons
Guns2
Fate1864
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/228
Note1842 rebuilt as 830 bm
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
September 1835Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Lieutenant commander William Simpson Blount, Mediterranean mail packet
29 May 1838
- 5 October 1840
Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Simpson Blount, Mediterranean mail packet
30 May 1843
- 26 October 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Lieutenant commander Washington Carr, North America and West Indies
7 January 1850Commanded by Commander Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne, Cape of Good Hope, then East Indies
13 June 1855Commanded by Commander Henry Coryton, North America and West Indies
21 February 1856Commanded by Commander William Everard Alphonso Gordon, Cape of Good Hope
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