HMS Crescent (1810)
HMS Crescent (1810)


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NameCrescent (1810)Explanation
TypeFifth rate   
Launched11 December 1810
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1084 tons
Displacement 
Guns38
Fate1854
Class 
Ships book
Note1840 h.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
29 November 1839Commanded by Lieutenant Malachi Donellan, receiving ship for liberated slaves at Rio de Janeiro
9 July 1844Commanded by Lieutenant William Glassford Hemsworth, receving ship, Rio de Janeiro
5 February 1847Commanded by Lieutenant Thomas Charles Meheux, receiving ship, Rio de Janeiro
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Ma 22 May 1848The Kestrel packet left Monte Video the 12th of March, and arrived at Rio the 30th, and remained with Her Majesty's ship Comus, Acheron steamer, and Crescent receiving ship.


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