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NameTridentExplanation
TypeSloop  
Launched16 December 1845
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure850 tons
Displacement903 tons
Guns6
Fate1866
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 June 1846Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Gray Rigge, Mediterranean
10 May 1848Commanded by Lieutenant commander Richard Hawkins Risk, Sheerness
19 July 1852Commanded by Lieutenant commander Robert Beazley Harvey, south-east coast of America
24 November 1856Commanded by Commander Francis Arden Close, west coast of Africa
5 January 1861
- 11 December 1861
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Commander Beville Granville Wyndham Nicolas, Mediterranean (until Nicolas dismissed the service for cruelty, in excessive punishment of two boys of the crew who broke their leave at Gibraltar)
1 January 1862
- 20 December 1864
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Commander Charles John Balfour, Mediterranean

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