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HMS Avenger (1845)

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NameAvengerExplanation
TypeFrigate   
Launched5 August 1845
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1444 tons
Displacement 
Guns10
Fate1847
Class 
Ships book
Note1847.12.20 wrecked on Sorelle Rocks, off North Africa, 246 drowned
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 April 1846Commanded by Captain Woodford John Williams, Channel squadron
20 November 1847
- 20 December 1847
Commanded by Captain Charles George Elers Napier, Mediterranean (until Avenger, with 246 souls, lost; there were 4 survivors)
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