HMS Champion

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Champion, 1840
Type: Colonial Schooner ; Armament ?
Acquired ? : 1840 ? ; Notes:

14 Jul 1840, Madras, left for Swan River.

16 Aug 1840, Mate B. F. H. Helpman. late of Beagle, appointed to command Champion, colonial schooner, at Swan River.

11 Oct 1843, F. Helpman, R.N., Master, arrived Swan River (Fremantle), from Leschenault.

Advance out of naval grants on account of repairs to the colonial schooner Champion 344 : 10s : 10d. Appears p. 14 on the Naval balance sheet showing the ledger balances on this date. See Accounts and Papers 1851 Vol XXXIII.

Advance out of naval grants on account of building, &c., of a schooner for the colonial government of South Australia = 3,385 : 8s : 6d. Appears p. 14 on the Naval balance sheet showing the ledger balances on this date. See Accounts and Papers 1851 Vol XXXIII.