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NamePioneerExplanation
TypeDiscovery vessel  
AcquiredMarch 1850
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure342 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1854
Class 
Ships book
Noteex-Eider, purchased.
1854 abandoned in Artic
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 February 1850
- 1851
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Sherard Osborn, tender to Resolute (Horatio Thomas Austin), searching for Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1845
30 October 1852Commanded by Commander Sherard Osborn, tender to Assistance (Sir Edward Belcher) searching, together with Resolute (Henry Kellett) and Intrepid (M'Clintock) for Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 North-West Passage expedition, until abandoned at Bathurst Island

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