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NameSapphoExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched3 February 1837
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure428 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1859
Class 
Ships book
NoteFoundered on Australian station
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 February 1837
- 23 November 1841
Commanded by Commander Thomas Fraser, West Indies
(January 1843)Out of commission at Plymouth
19 March 1843Commanded by Commander George Hope, Cape of Good Hope
2 August 1845Commanded by Commander Robert Fitzgerald Gambier, Cape of Good Hope
13 February 1849
- 1843
Commanded by Commander Reynell Charles Michell, North America and West Indies
17 March 1850Commanded by Acting Commander Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, North America and West Indies
8 January 1856Commanded by Commander Fairfax Moresby, West coast of Africa, then left England late in 1857 and disappeared, with all hands, on the final stages of a voyage from the Cape of Good Hope to Sydney in February 1858
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