HMS Black Eagle (launched as Firebrand, 1831)
HMS Black Eagle (launched as Firebrand, 1831)


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NameBlack Eagle (launched as Firebrand, 1831)Explanation
TypeGunvessel   
Launched11 July 1831
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure495 tons
Displacement510 tons
Guns6
Fate1876
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/45
Note1842 = Black Eagle admiralty yacht, 540 bm, 715 disp
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
25 November 1831Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Baldock, Mediterranean
9 November 1832Commanded by Lieutenant commander Thomas Baldock, Falmouth
1842Renamed Black Eagle
1 January 1842
- 27 January 1842
Commanded by Commander John Neale Nott, tender to William and Mary, conveying the King of Prussia from Ostend to England and back again
12 June 1844Commanded by Captain Charles Philip Yorke
7 February 1851Commanded by Master commander John Eaton Petley, Woolwich
1 January 1858Commanded by Master commander John Eaton Petley, Woolwich, tender to Fisgard
8 August 1863Commanded by Staff Commander Thomas J Whillier, Woolwich, tender to Fisgard


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