HMS Racoon

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Racoon, 1857
Type: Corvette ; Armament 22
Launched : 25 Apr 1857 ; Disposal date or year : 1877
BM: 1467 tons ; Displacement: 2306 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 400 hp

1860 Mediterranean

30 Jan 1863 Sheerness. Commissioned for Irregular or particular service.

1864 Irregular or particular service. Medical report : Fever, and Small-pox onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

18 Jul 1867 in Simon's Bay. Commodore R. Purvis makes arrangements for Mr. Young's party to be transferred from the mail steamer Celt, arrived on the 12th at Table Bay, to HMS Peterel for their passage up the Zambezi, with their iron boat and baggage.

17 Aug 1867 Acting Commodore Purvis on board in Simon's Bay.

1870 North America and West Indies

2 Apr 1871, for census, alongside at Halifax, Nova Scotia.