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HMS Myrtle (1837)

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NameMyrtleExplanation
TypePacket   
AcquiredSeptember 1837
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure116 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1868
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/317
NoteLaunched 1831.
Transferred from Post office, ex-Firefly.
1866 tug
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 July 1833Commanded by Second Master Edward Rutter, Dover
(January 1840)In commission at Dover
(September 1846)Commanded by Second Master Alfred Balliston
1 January 1858Commanded by Master commander William S. Bourchier, Sheerness, tender to Formidable
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