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NameSoudanExplanation
TypeExploration vessel   
Launched8 June 1840
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure249 tons
Displacement253 tons
Guns1
Fate1844
Class 
Ships book
Note1844 wrecked on Nigerian coast
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1840
- 25 October 1841
Commanded (from commissioning) by Commander Bird Allen , 1841 Niger expedition (until his death at Fernando Po)
19 September 1841Commanded by Act. Lieutenant commander Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne, 1841 Niger expedition
1 November 1841Commanded by Commander Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne, west coast of Africa
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