|Name||Griffin (launched as Griffon, 1832)||Explanation|
|Launched||11 September 1832|
1858 = Griffin
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|2 November 1836|
|Commanded by Lieutenant John Gooch D'Urban, North America & West Indies|
|2 July 1842||Commanded by Lieutenant Charles Jenkin, North America and West Indies|
|9 April 1846||Commanded by Lieutenant Charles Edward Wilmot, south east coast of America|
|17 November 1846|
- April 1850
|Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Lieutenant commander James Ptolemy Thurburn, south-east coast of America|
|Extracts from the Times newspaper|
|Sa 20 April 1850||In Harbour. - The Victory, Excellent, Illustrious, Blenheim, Fanny, and Portsmouth tenders, the Echo tug, and the Locust steam-vessel.|
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Penelope, Rapid, and Electra.
In the Basin. - The Niger, Devastation, Fantome, Griffon, and Fairy.
In the Steam Basin. - Termagant, Hecate, Victoria and Albert, Bulldog, Blazer, Flamer, Pike, Asp, and Elfin.