HMS Columbia (1829)
HMS Columbia (1829)


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NameColumbia (1829)Explanation
TypePacket   
Launched1 July 1829
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure361 tons
Displacement504 tons
Guns3
Fate1859
Class 
Ships book
Note1842 survey vessel.
1857 c.h.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
4 February 1834
- 8 August 1834
Commanded by Lieutenant Benjamin Aplin, Falmouth packet
(January 1840)In commission at Woolwich
14 December 1842
- 1844
Commanded by Lieutenant John Harding, North America
3 December 1844
- 21 April 1847
Commanded by Lieutenant Peter Frederick Shortland, surveying, coast of North America
2 April 1849
- 6 October 1857
Commanded by Commander Peter Frederick Shortland, surveying, North America and West Indies


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