HMS Merlin (1838)
HMS Merlin (1838)


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NameMerlin (1838)Explanation
TypePacket   
Launched18 September 1838
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure889 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1863
Class 
Ships book
Note1854 survey vessel.
1856 gunvessel
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
20 April 1839Commanded by Lieutenant Charles H. Townley, Liverpool
5 February 1842
- 6 February 1847
Commanded by Lieutenant Edward Keane, Liverpool
22 May 1848Commanded by Lieutenant James Howard Turner, Mediterranean
6 January 1855Commanded by Captain Bartholomew James Sulivan, the Baltic during the Russian War
24 May 1856
- April 1858
Commanded by Commander Cecil William Buckley, west coast of Africa


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