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Corvette probably HMS BRISK

Date: 1864 - 1868
Dimensions:
Overall: 211 x 272 mm
Display Dimensions: 211 x 271 mm
Medium: Albumen print on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Albumen print
Object No: 00028201
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Sydney Harbour,

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    SignificanceBASTOCK, J. `SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIA STATION'. FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: CHILD & ASSOCIATES PUBLISHING PTY LTD. 1988
    HistoryHMS BRISK 14-gun wooden-hulled screw sloop of the Royal Navy, launched 1851 from Woolwich Dockyard. Served in the Crimean War and the West African anti-piracy patrol. From October 1864 it was assigned to the Australia Station where it undertook escort duties during the New Zealand land wars before leaving the Australia Station in 1868. Sold 1870.

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