HMS Hermes (launched as Courier, 1829)
HMS Hermes (launched as Courier, 1829)


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NameHermes (launched as Courier, 1829)Explanation
TypePacket   
Acquired1829
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure733 tons
Displacement912 tons
Guns 
Fate1854
Class 
Ships book
Note1824 launched.
Acquired for Corfu service (was George IV).
1830 = Hermes.
1835 = Charger, c.h.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1830Renamed Hermes
24 June 1830Commanded by Lieutenant commander Andrew Kennedy, Mediterranean
(January 1840)Coal depot at Woolwich


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