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HMS Termagant (1838)

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NameTermagantExplanation
TypeBrigantine   
Launched26 March 1838
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure231 tons
Displacement 
Guns3
Fate1845
ClassCherokee
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
10 April 1838Commanded by Lieutenant commander Woodford John Williams, coast of Africa
2 August 1838
- 20 July 1842
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Frowd Seagram, Cape of Good Hope & Coast of Africa
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Sa 8 December 1849

Portsmouth, Dec. 6.

In Port and Fitting

In the Harbour. - The Victory and Illustrious flag-ships, the Excellent gunnery ship; the Blenheim steam-guard-ship; the Eurydice, stripping to pay off; the Contest, fitting out; the Rolla apprentices' brig, laying up for the winter; the Fairy and Elfin, and Portsmouth yachts; the Flamer packet from Holyhead, and the Echo tug.
In Dock. - The Britannia, 120; the Dauntless, 24; the Fantome, 16; the Lily, 16; the Fox, 42; the Devastation, and the Birkenhead steam frigates.
In the Basin. - The Princess Charlotte, 104; the Actaeon, 26; and the Sprightly and the Bee steam-vessels.
In the Steam Basin, - The Ajax, 60; the Penelope, 22; the Sidon, 26; the Victoria and Albert royal yacht; the Urgent , the Pike, the Asp, and the Blazer.
Building. - The Royal Frederick, 120;[subsequently cancelled later and completed as Frederick William] the Prince of Wales, 120; the Princess Royal, 90; the Argus, and the Furious steam sloops.
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