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HMS Dragon (1845)

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NameDragonExplanation
Type2nd class frigate   
Launched17 June 1845
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1270 tons
Displacement2100 tons
Guns6
Fate1865
Class 
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
January 1847
- April 1847
Commanded by Captain William Ramsay, conveying food to Ireland
3 May 1847
- 8 June 1850
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain William Hutcheon Hall, particular service (Lisbon)
3 August 1850
- 19 June 1852
Commanded (from commissioning) by Captain Henry Wells Giffard (Portsmouth), Mediterranean
23 January 1854Commanded by Captain James Willcox, the Baltic during the Russian War
2 February 1855Commanded by Captain William Houston Stewart, the Baltic during the Russian War
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