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NameMedeaExplanation
Type2nd class sloop   
Launched2 September 1833
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure835 tons
Displacement1142 tons
Guns4
Fate1867
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/304
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
30 January 1834Commanded by Commander Horatio Thomas Austin, Mediterranean
10 February 1838
- November 1839
Commanded by Commander John Neale Nott, North America and West Indies
(January 1840)Out of commission at Woolwich
12 August 1840
- 15 May 1845
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Frederick Warden, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840, and at the blockade of Alexandria). Later collecting the "Xanthian Marbles" (an ancient collection of sculptures discovered in 1838 by Sir Charles Fellows at the Greek city of Xanthus, and now in the British Museum)
2 November 1846Commanded (from commissioning) by Commander Francis Thomas Brown (commissioned at Woolwich)
5 November 1846
- 23 January 1847
Commanded by Commander Graham Eden William Hamond, until he died
25 January 1847Commanded by Commander Thomas Henry Mason, East Indies
18 December 1852Commanded by Commander John Crawshay Bailey, Portsmouth
16 November 1853Commanded by Commander Augustus Phillimore, North America and West Indies
10 October 1855
- June 1856
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Edward Peirse, North America and West Indies
18 September 1861
- 22 June 1865
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander D'Arcy Spence Preston, North America and West Indies
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