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Type: 2nd class frigate ; Armament 6
Launched : 21 Sep 1843 ; BM: 1190 tons ; Displacement: 1960 tons
Machinery notes: 470
Mar 1841 has been ordered to be built at Pembroke. 29 Aug 1846 The "Daniel Watson" reports she was at Hong Kong.
6 Feb 1847 It is reported from Aus. that when the Daniel Watson left Hongkong HMS Agincourt, 74, Admiral Cochrane ; Daedalus and Vestal, frigates, Vulture, steam frigate., Ringdove, brig, and the Minden, 74 were present.
9 Oct 1847 It is reported that the severest typhoon that had occurred for ten years was experienced at Hongkong on the 20th July last ; H.M. steamer Vulture, lying in the harbour, drove and was compelled to get up her steam.
20 Dec 1848 Steam frigate, Sheerness.
18 Apr 1851 Departed Devonport for Pendennis Castle, Falmouth with replacement troops
19 Apr 1851 Arrived Devonport from Falmouth with relieved troops
30 Aug 1851 Devonport
15 Apr 1854 captured Russian brig Patrioten [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].
16 Apr 1854 captured Russian merchant vessel Victor [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].
8 May 1854 when in company with the Valorous detained the Russian barque Primus.
May-Jun 1854 Leopard, Vulture, Odin, and Valorous, destroyed vessels and storehouses, etc., at Brahestad and Uleaborg, and captured several gunboats and 7 Jun, disastrous boat actions at Gamla Carleby - see p. 416 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
4 Feb 1856 Devonport. In Keyham Dock
15 Feb 1856 Master's Asst CHJ Baker apptd ; at Devonport
23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Glasse