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NameMyrmidonExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched18 June 1813
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure509 tons
Displacement 
Guns20
Fate1823
ClassLaurel
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
26 March 1818Commanded by Commander Henry John Leeke, west coast of Africa (in 1822, cruising the waters of the Gulf of Guinea, capturing a Portuguese slave-vessel, and liberating Samuel Adjai Crowther, who later became the first African Bishop ordained into the Anglican Church, and Bishop of Niger.
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