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Built by:Money & H. L. Wigram, at Blackwall.
Yard No.
Launched:April 1849
Length:57 . 8m - 187 feet
Breadth:9 . 5m - 30 feet
Depth:4 . 2m
Machinery:350 nhp. by Messrs. Miller, Ravenhill, and Co. 12 knots.
Built of:Wood
Type:Paddle frigate - Colon Class
Off Number:
Built for:Spanish Navy.
Other info:Armament - 6 guns. 2x68 pounders - 4x32 pounders.
History:24th July 1849. The crew arrived at Southampton from Vigo on the P&O steamer ‘Pacha’.
25th July 1849. Arrived at Cadiz from Vigo.
4th August 1849. Arrived at Gravesend from Christianstadt.
22nd November 1849. Arrived at Barcelona with a considerable quantity of baggage and military stores.
9th March 1850. Sailed from Cadiz for Havana.
16th May 1850. Arrived at Havana with 105 prisoners taken from the island of Contoy.
12th August 1851. Sailed from Havana with seven companies of troops (about 700 men), having in tow a schooner with the horses, belonging to the staff officers. She anchored in Bahia Londa.
16th August 1851. Sailed from Havana laden with troops for Babia Honda.
1st September 1851. A prisoner named General Lopez who was on board, was brought into the square in Cadiz and was publicly garroted.
11th September 1852. A total loss on the bar of Mariel (Cuba). At the time she struck she was in pursuit of a suspicious looking American bark, which afterwards turned out to be a merchantman.

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