HMS Wildfire (1838)
HMS Wildfire (1838)


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NameWildfire (1838)Explanation
TypePacket   
AcquiredJanuary 1838
HullWooden
PropulsionPaddle
Builders measure186 tons
Displacement 
Guns 
Fate1888
Class 
Ships book
NoteTransferred from Post Office, ex-Watersprite
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)In commission at Dover
28 August 1841Commanded by Lieutenant commander Charles Adolphus Petch
26 January 1843
- 1845
Commanded by Lieutenant commander Abraham Darby, Weymouth
1 January 1857Commanded by Master commander George Brockman, Sheerness, tender to Waterloo, then Formidable
3 July 1860Commanded by Master commander George Brockman, Sheerness, tender to Formidable


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