HMS Investigator (1861)
HMS Investigator (1861)


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NameInvestigator (1861)Explanation
TypeSurvey vessel   
Launched16 November 1861
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure149 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1869
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/253
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
13 December 1861
- 25 March 1863
Commanded (from commissioning at Woolwich) by Lieutenant commander Benjamin Langlois Lefroy, west coast of Africa
1 April 1863Commanded by Lieutenant Philip Ruffle Sharpe, west coast of Africa
17 October 1863Commanded by Lieutenant James Nias Croke, west coast of Africa
18 January 1864
- 25 February 1865
Commanded by Lieutenant Charles George Frederick Knowles, west coast of Africa (until Knowles invalided)
25 February 1865
- 19 September 1865
Commanded by Lieutenant John George Graham McHardy, west coast of Africa (until McHardy died)


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