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NameIrisExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched14 July 1840
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure906 tons
Displacement 
Guns26
Fate1869
Class 
Ships book
NoteSold as cable vessel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
3 January 1840
- 21 October 1841
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Hugh Nurse, west coast of Africa (until de died)
1 November 1841
- August 1842
Commanded by Commander William Tucker, senior officer, west coast of Africa
August 1842
- January 1843
Commanded by Acting Captain Thomas Rodney Eden, west coast of Africa
4 October 1842
- 15 August 1843
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain George Rodney Mundy, west coast of Africa
18 October 1843
- August 1847
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain George Rodney Mundy, India and China; in co-operation with 'Rajah' Brooke against the Borneo pirates
24 December 1856Commanded by Captain William Loring, Australia
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