HMS Brisk (1851)
HMS Brisk (1851)

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NameBrisk (1851)Explanation
TypeSloop (1862: Corvette)   
Launched2 June 1851   
HullWooden Length194 feet
Builders measure1087 tons   
Displacement1474 tons   
Fate1870 Last in commission1869
Ships bookADM 135/62   
2 June 1851Launched at Woolwich Dockyard.
24 May 1853
- 20 October 1854
Commanded by Commander Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, North American and West Indies, then in Sir Erasmus Ommanney's squadron in the White Sea, and then on the Russian Pacific coast during the Russian War
20 October 1854
- 13 June 1857
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Alfred John Curtis, Pacific
4 May 1859
- 24 February 1862
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey, Cape of Good Hope (until invalided)
24 February 1862
- 22 August 1863
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain John Proctor Luce, west coast of Africa
30 August 1864
- 19 January 1869
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain Charles Webley Hope, Australia
31 January 1870Sold for mercantile service.

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