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Type: Brig-sloop ; Armament 10
Launched : 6 May 1826 ; Disposal date or year : 25 Apr 1845
Disposal Details : Wrecked on Kimmeridge Ledge, Dorset ; Lieut. Geo Morris
Dec 1827 packet based on the Falmouth station : Commanding officer: Lt. Benj. Aplin.
Tampico 11 Jun 1829 Sailed for Vera Cruz.
Vera Cruz 20 Jun 1829 Sailed for Havannah.
Havannah 2 Jul 1829 Sailed for Falmouth.
Falmouth 27 Jul 1829 Arrived from Mexico and Havannah with specie.
Falmouth 16 Jul 1830 Arrived from Buenos Ayres (20 Apr), Monte Video (28th), and Rio (30 May).
Plymouth 31 Jul 1830 Paid off.
At sea 31 Jan 1833 Reported to have been in lat. 39. N., long. 56. W.
Jacmel 6 May 1833 Arrived from Falmouth.
Jamaica 14 May 1833 Sailed.
1 Jan 1834 Continued to be employed as a Packet.
Plymouth 26 Mar 1835 sailed for Falmouth Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro 30 May 1835 arrived from Falmouth and Plymouth.
14 Mar 1840 Portsmouth reported to be in the chops with provisions for those vessels prevented from coming up the Channel due to the Easterly winds which have been blowing lately, following which she is expected to return to Plymouth. 11 Dec 1840 Mr. James Peters, from the Skylark, to be Assistant Surgeon, appointed to the Pluto steam-vessel,. 26 Jun 1841, Lieutenant John Allan Wright, appointed to command the Skylark ; 3 Jul 1841, Lieutenant J. A. Wright, appointed to command the Skylark ; 3 Jul 1841, Second Master B. Simpson ; Clerk in Charge H. J. Pinhorn, appointed to Skylark. 25 Sep 1841, Clerk H. R. Cole, appointed clerk in charge of the Skylark.