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HMS Harpy (1845)

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NameHarpyExplanation
TypeGunboat   
Launched4 March 1845
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure344 tons
Displacement505 tons
Guns3
Fate1909
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/218
Note1892 target
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
12 December 1845Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Lieutenant commander Edward Halhead Beauchamp-Proctor, South America, including Anglo-French action in Uruguay
24 November 1846Commanded by Lieutenant commander James Ward Tomlinson, south-east coast of America
12 April 1854Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Lieutenant commander Charles Gowan Lindsay, flagship of Rear-Admiral Montagu Stopford, Mediterraean (Constantinople)
11 August 1855Commanded by Lieutenant commander George Augustus Brine, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick William Grey, Mediterranean
28 January 1860Commanded by Lieutenant commander Alexander Henderson, Greenock, tender to Hogue
25 August 1860Commanded by Lieutenant commander Francis Hewson, Greenock, tender to Hogue
1 July 1864Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Howorth, greenock, tender to Lion
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