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NameWolvereneExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched13 October 1836
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure428 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1855
Class 
Ships book
Note1855.08.11 wrecked on Courtown Bank
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
5 January 1839
- 4 September 1841
Commanded (until paying off) by Commander William Tucker, Cape of Good Hope & Coast of Africa
18 December 1841Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Commander John Samuel Willes Johnson, East Indies
15 August 1842
- March 1844
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Gage Morris, East Indies
7 September 1844
- December 1846
Commanded by Commander William John Cavendish Clifford, East Indies
January 1847
- 11 May 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Commander John Charles Dalrymple Hay, East Indies
20 September 1849
- 14 May 1852
Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Commander Maxwell Falcon, west coast of Africa
9 May 1854
- 11 August 1855
Commanded by Commander John Corbett, North America and West Indies (until wrecked on Courtown Bank, 160 miles from Greytown, all saved)
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