HMS Barracouta (1851)
HMS Barracouta (1851)

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NameBarracouta (1851)Explanation
Launched31 March 1851
Builders measure1053 tons
Displacement1676 tons
Ships book
Snippets concerning this vessels career
June 1852
- September 1852
Trial cruise under command of Captain Swynfen Thomas Carnegie, of Horatio, guard ship, Sheerness
18 December 1852Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Commander George Parker, East Indies
4 March 1855
- 28 September 1855
Commanded by Commander Frederick Henry Stirling, Russian coast during the Russian War
4 April 1855
- 21 August 1857
Commanded by Commander Thomas Dyce Acland Fortescue, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
28 May 1860Commanded by Commander William Wood, North America and West Indies
24 August 1861Commanded by Commander George John Malcolm, North America and West Indies
13 November 1863
- 23 November 1864
Commanded (until paying off at Sheerness) by Commander John D'Arcy, North America and West Indies
15 March 1866
- 22 April 1866
Commanded by Commander William Brabazon Urmston
14 April 1866Commanded by Commander George Dacres Bevan, North America and West Indies
10 March 1873
- 29 June 1874
Commanded by Captain Hon. Edmund Robert Fremantle, west coast of Africa (in command of a squadron of seven small vessels at Cape Coast Castle)

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