HMS Penguin (1838)
HMS Penguin (1838)


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NamePenguin (1838)Explanation
TypePacket brig   
Launched10 April 1838
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure360 tons
Displacement 
Guns6
Fate1871
Class 
Ships book
Note1857 Coastguard watch vessel.
1863 = WV.31
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
24 July 1838Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Luce, Falmouth
5 November 1841
- November 1846
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Walter Leslie, Falmouth
30 November 1846
- November 1848
Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Swainson, Falmouth
6 December 1850Commanded by Commander Thomas Etheridge (Devonport), Cape of Good Hope


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