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
1855Commanded 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
March 1873
- May 1874
Commanded by Captain Edmund Robert Fremantle, west coast of Africa (in command of a squadron of seven small vessels at Cape Coast Castle)

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