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NameOtterExplanation
TypePacket   
Acquired1837
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure237 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1893
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/344
NoteLaunched 1827.
Transferred from Post Office, ex-Wizard.
1854 gunvessel.
1865 tug.
1878 c.h
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1826
- 1844
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Paget Jones, Holyhead
8 June 1844Commanded by Lieutenant commander Edward Wylde, Holyhead
21 April 1854Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Andrew James Heath, the Baltic during the Russian War
10 March 1855
- 25 February 1857
Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Hawley Glover, transporting troops to Heligoland, then (July 1856) mail to the Cape of Good Hope
(25 February 1857)Commanded by Lieutenant commander Cortland Herbert Simpson, fishery protection duty in the North Sea
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