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HMS Arab (1847)

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NameArabExplanation
TypeBrig sloop   
Launched31 March 1847
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure481 tons
Displacement 
Guns16
Fate1879
ClassAcorn
Ships book
Note1863 Coastguard.
1867 = WV.18
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 August 1847Commanded by Commander William Morris, Cape of Good Hpoe and East Indies
18 August 1853Commanded by Commander Graham Ogle, North America and West Indies
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Th 14 September 1848Extract of a letter from the Cape of Good Hope, dated July 1:
"Since my last I have to notice the arrival of the Hercules, 74. Master Commander Fulton, for Bombay, to load teak for the dockyards in England, 31st of May; the Arab, 12, Commander Morris, on the 11th of June, from Mozambique; the Havannah, 22, Captain Erskine, 21st of June; and the Dee steam trooper, Master Commander Filmer, on the 23d. The Havannah beat the Dee three days in the voyage from Madeira. Mrs. Stokes, wife of Captain J. L. Stokes, of the Acheron steam-sloop, died here on the 10th ult., and the Acheron sailed for New Zealand on the 15th"
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