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Miranda, 1851
Type: Sloop ; Armament 14 and later 15 varied from (14 x 32 pdr (42 cwt.)) ; (14 x 32 pdr (42 cwt.) ; 1 x 68 pdr. ) ; (10 x 32 pdr ; 4 x 20 pdr)
Launched : 18 Mar 1851 ; Disposal date or year : 1869
BM: 1039 tons (185 ft x 34.5 ft x 13.5 ft)
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 250
Notes:

Laid down as Grinder.

20 Dec 1848 Sheerness Building

Following 27 Mar 1854, when war was declared, the Eurydice, Miranda, and Brisk were despatched to the White Sea, where a number of operations were carried out - see p. 428-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

19 Jun 1854 Miranda and Eurydice detained the Volga.

24 Aug 1854 detained the Russian brigantine Dwina.

24 Aug 1854 detained the Schooner Bogmoja Nadeschda.

Early Autumn 1854 returned to England - see p. 429 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow

25 May 1855, Kertch and Yenikale were captured, along with thousands of tons and coal and provisions, along with factories etc., by some 60 French and British vessels, and allied troops, for which no prize money appeared to be payable, contrary to the Queen's instructions. See Hansard for more details, and approval for a Parliamentary Grant in lieu.

29 Dec 1855 At Kertch, Crimea

10 Dec 1860 Sheerness. Commissioned for the Australian Station.

1864 Australian Station. Medical report : diarrhoea onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

18?? reclassed corvette