HMS Albert (1840)
HMS Albert (1840)


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NameAlbert (1840)Explanation
TypeExploration vessel   
Launched29 August 1840
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure457 tons
Displacement340 tons
Guns3
Fate1850
Class 
Ships book
Note1843.07.13 wrecked.
Later salved and transferred to Gambia govt.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
8 September 1840
- 12 November 1841
Commanded by Commander Henry Dundas Trotter, west coast of Africa (in command of the 1841 Niger expedition), until invalided
12 June 1843Commanded by Lieutenant Daniel Woodruffe, coast of Africa
(1 February 1845)Commanded by Lieutenant Andrew Robert Dunlap, west coast of Africa


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