HMS Skylark (1826)
HMS Skylark (1826)


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NameSkylark (1826)Explanation
TypePacket brig   
Launched6 May 1826
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure234 tons
Displacement 
Guns4
Fate1845
ClassCherokee
Ships book
Note1845.04.25 wrecked on Kimmeridge Ledge
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
11 January 1827
- 21 February 1830
Commanded by Lieutenant Benjamin Aplin
5 August 1831Commanded by Lieutenant Charles Pybus Ladd, Falmouth
26 September 1837Commanded by Lieutenant Charles Autridge, revenue tender
14 June 1841Commanded by Lieutenant John Allan Wright, Sheerness
25 May 1843
- 25 April 1845
Commanded by Lieutenant George Morris, coast of Scotland (until lost on Kimmeridge Ledge off Dorset)
1 March 1847
- September 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Commander Richard Dunning White, west coast of Africa


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