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NameInvestigatorExplanation
TypeDiscovery vessel  
AcquiredFebruary 1848
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure480 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1853
Class 
Ships book
NoteAbandoned in the Artic
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 February 1848Commanded by Captain Edward Joseph Bird, particular service, in search of Sir John Franklin, together with Enterprise (Captain James Clark Ross).
18 December 1849
- 14 April 1854
Commanded by Commander Robert John le Mesurier McClure, particular service, exploration of the North-West Passage by sailing east from the Bering Strait, until abandoned in the Prince of Wales Strait (returned home in North Star,William John Samuel Pullen, arriving 28 september 1854)

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