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NameLocustExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched18 April 1840
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure283 tons
Displacement470 tons
Guns1
Fate1894
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/287
Note1869 tug
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 October 1840Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Lunn, Mediterranean
19 December 1844
- 29 June 1846
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Eden, Mediterranean
1 July 1846Commanded by Lieutenant commander Edward Roche Power, Mediterranean
19 November 1850Commanded by Lieutenant commander Roger Lucius Curtis, Devonport
12 November 1851Commanded by Lieutenant commander George Fiott Day, south-east coast of America, then Woolwich
12 March 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Bythesea, Flying Squadron, the Baltic
20 May 1856
- 3 June 1860
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Lieutenant commander John Bousquet Field, Sheerness
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