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HMS Kestrel (1846)

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NameKestrelExplanation
TypeBrigantine   
AcquiredDecember 1846
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure200 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1852
Class 
Ships book
Note 
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
29 March 1847Commanded by Lieutenant commander Henry Baker, south-east coast of America
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Ma 22 May 1848The Kestrel packet left Monte Video the 12th of March, and arrived at Rio the 30th, and remained with Her Majesty's ship Comus, Acheron steamer, and Crescent receiving ship.
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