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HMS Kite (1837)

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NameKiteExplanation
TypeGunvessel   
AcquiredJuly 1837
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure300 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1864
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/267
NoteLaunched 1825? Transferred from Post Office, ex-Aetna
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 April 1839Commanded by Lieutenant commander George Snell, West Indies
21 February 1842
- 22 May 1842
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Lewis Gooch
18 May 1842Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Montagu Isaacson George Pasco, Plymouth
(October 1843)Out of commission at Woolwich
15 September 1847
- 17 December 1847
Commanded by Commander Henry Dumaresq
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