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HMS Racer (1833)

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NameRacerExplanation
TypeBrig-sloop   
Launched18 July 1833
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure431 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1852
Class 
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
13 July 1833
- 13 June 1838
Commanded by Commander James Hope, North America and West Indies
19 September 1838Commanded by Commander George Byng, North America & West Indies
6 November 1840
- October 1842
Commanded by Commander Thomas Harvey, North America and West Indies
(January 1843)Out of commission at Portsmouth
28 April 1843
- 20 November 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Archibald Reed, South America, then west coast of Africa
24 June 1848
- 27 February 1849
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Bacon, tender to Caledonia
28 February 1849
- 31 March 1852
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Commander Charles Henry Beddoes, Mediterranean
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