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NameGriffonExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched11 September 1832
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure 
Displacement 
Guns10
Fate1869
Class 
Ships book
Note1854 h.s.
1857 c.h.
1858 = Griffin
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
2 November 1836
- 1841
Commanded by Lieutenant commander John Gooch D'Urban, North America & West Indies
2 July 1842Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Jenkin, North America and West Indies
9 April 1846Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Edward Wilmot, south east coast of America
17 November 1846
- April 1850
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Lieutenant commander James Ptolemy Thurburn, south-east coast of America
1858Renamed Griffin
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Sa 20 April 1850In Harbour. - The Victory, Excellent, Illustrious, Blenheim, Fanny, and Portsmouth tenders, the Echo tug, and the Locust steam-vessel.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Penelope, Rapid, and Electra.
In the Basin. - The Niger, Devastation, Fantome, Griffon, and Fairy.
In the Steam Basin. - Termagant, Hecate, Victoria and Albert, Bulldog, Blazer, Flamer, Pike, Asp, and Elfin.
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