HMS Eaglet (launched as Eagle, 1804)
HMS Eaglet (launched as Eagle, 1804)


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NameEaglet (launched as Eagle, 1804)Explanation
TypeThird rate   
Launched27 February 1804
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1706 tons
Displacement 
Guns74
Fate1926
ClassRepulse
Ships bookADM 135/0
Note1830.04 50 gun 4th rate.1860 t.s.
1918=Eaglet.
1926 accidentally burnt
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Chatham
4 November 1844Commanded by Captain George Bohun Martin, flagship of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield, south-east coast of America
12 December 1856
- 1 February 1858
Commanded by Captain Henry Alexander Story, Coast Guard, Falmouth (replaced by Russell)
1 February 1858
- 11 June 1860
Commanded by Captain Edward Tatham, Coast Guard, Pembroke
26 August 1860
- 5 March 1862
Commanded by Commander Frederick Thomas Chetham Strode, training ship, Portsmouth
1 July 1862Commanded by Commander John William Whyte, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship, Portsmouth
16 February 1864Commanded by Commander William Edward Fisher, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship, Portsmouth
27 June 1873
- 5 June 1874
Commanded by Commander Francis Durrant, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship, Liverpool


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