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NameDiscoveryExplanation
TypeVessel  
AcquiredDecember 1874
HullWooden
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure556 tons
Displacement1247 tons
Guns 
Fate1902
Class 
Ships book
NoteLaunched 1873 as whaler Bloodhound.
Purchased for 1875 Arctic expedition
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
15 April 1875Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Henry Frederick Stephenson, for the British Arctic expedition of 1875-6, led by George Strong Nares in Alert

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