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HMS Shearwater (1837)

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NameShearwaterExplanation
TypePacket   
Acquired1837
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure343 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1857
Class 
Ships book
NoteTransferred from Post Office, ex-Dolphin
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)In commission at Liverpool
16 March 1841
- 15 March 1842
Commanded by Commander John Washington, Woolwich for surveying the east coast of England
16 March 1842
- 28 January 1843
Commanded (until paying off at Woolwich) by Captain John Washington, Woolwich for surveying the east coast of England
30 January 1843
- 1847
Commanded by Commander Charles Gepp Robinson, surveying the coast of Scotland
2 March 1848Commanded by Lieutenant commander Edmond Edward Turnour, particular service
9 August 1851Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Horton, Mediterranean
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