HMS Soudan (1840)
HMS Soudan (1840)


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NameSoudan (1840)Explanation
TypeExploration vessel   
Launched8 June 1840
HullIron
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure249 tons
Displacement253 tons
Guns1
Fate1844
Class 
Ships book
Note1844 wrecked on Nigerian coast
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1840
- 25 October 1841
Commanded (from commissioning) by Commander Bird Allen , 1841 Niger expedition (until his death at Fernando Po)
19 September 1841Commanded by Act. Lieutenant commander Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne, 1841 Niger expedition
1 November 1841Commanded by Commander Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne, west coast of Africa


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