HMS Renard

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Renard, 1848
Type: Sloop ; Armament 8
Launched : 21 Mar 1848 ; Disposal date or year : 31 May 1851
Disposal Details : Wrecked on Pratas Shoal, China Seas.
BM: 516 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Notes:

10 July 1848. To be commissioned by Commander P. Cracroft and is then expected to join the Experimental Squadron at Portsmouth.

15 July 1848 Experimental Squadron departed from Portsmouth.

20 Dec 1848 Particular service.

20 Apr 1851 It is reported at Portsmouth that the vessel had arrived at Hong Kong.

28 May 1851 Departs Hong Kong in company with Pilot to save crew of the Velocipede when the Renard was lost on the Pratas Shoal.