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NameSnakeExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched3 May 1832
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure434 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1847
Class 
Ships book
Note1847.08.29 wrecked in Mozambique Channel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
26 December 1836
- 29 January 1839
Commanded by Commander Alexander Milne, West Indies
30 January 1839Commanded by Commander John Baker Porter Hay, North America and West Indies
6 October 1841
- September 1845
Commanded by Commander Walter Bourchier Devereux, Mediterranean
10 January 1846
- 29 August 1847
Commanded by Commander Thomas Bourmaster Brown, Cape of Good Hope, until that vessel was lost in Mozambique channel. A Court Martial the following March at Portsmouth sentenced Brown (and the Master, Peter Chown) to loose one years seniority for not using sufficient care.
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