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NameHeclaExplanation
TypeBomb   
Launched22 July 1815
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure375 tons
Displacement 
Guns10
Fate1831
Class 
Ships book
Note1819 artic discovery vessel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
16 January 1819
- November 1820
Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Edward Parry and expedition to find north-west passage, reached 110 °W
8 May 1824
- 22 November 1825
Commanded by Captain William Edward Parry, with British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition
25 March 1827
- 1 November 1827
Commanded by Captain William Edward Parry in expedition to attempt to reach the North Pole on sledge-boats from Spitsbergen; reached 82° 34'N (a latitude not reached again until 1876)
November 1829Commanded by Act. Commander Francis Harding, surveying vessel, after Captain Thomas Boteler, and the greater part of the crew, had died of fever
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