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NamePolyphemusExplanation
TypeSloop   
Launched28 September 1840
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure800 tons
Displacement878 tons
Guns5
Fate1856
Class 
Ships book
Note1856.01.29 wrecked Jutland
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Chatham
25 February 1841
- 21 February 1843
Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Evans, Mediterranean (died in office)
23 February 1843Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Spark, Mediterranean
23 April 1846Commanded by Commander James Johnstone McCleverty, Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
16 February 1852
- 23 September 1854
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Charles Gerrans Phillips, west coast of Africa
22 October 1855Commanded by Commander Frederick Pekham Warren, for the Baltic, but wrecked en route.
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