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NameAlbatrossExplanation
TypeBrig   
Launched28 March 1842
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure484 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1860
ClassAcorn
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 May 1842
- 30 June 1846
Commanded by Reginald Yorke, North America and West Indies, then west coast of Africa (capturing the following slaveships: a brigantine assumed to be 'Piedad' on 7 October 1844, 'Albanez' on 1 March 1845, 'Beija Flor'on 5 July 1845 and a brig, name unknown, on 11 July 1845)
12 November 1846Commanded (from commissioning at Chatham) by Commander Arthur Farquhar, west coast of Africa, then East Indies
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