HMS Thunderbolt (1842)
HMS Thunderbolt (1842)


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NameThunderbolt (1842)Explanation
Type1st class sloop   
Launched13 January 1842
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure1059 tons
Displacement1669 tons
Guns6
Fate1847
Class 
Ships book
Note1847.02.03 wrecked Cape Recife, S.
Africa
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
28 November 1842
- 25 May 1846
Commanded by Commander George Nathaniel Broke, Cape of Good Hope
27 December 1845
- 3 February 1847
Commanded by Commander Alexander Boyle, Cape of Good Hope, until lost after striking a rock near Cape Receife, South Africa (Boyle, and Master James Dundas Milne, found guilty but recommended not to be dismissed from the service for their subsequent behaviour)


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