Black Joke

Nominal Guns1ref:907
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBrazilian Merchant slave ship 'Henriqueta' (1824) (3)
First Commissioned10.1827ref:907
Ship TypeTender ref:907
Broken Up3.5.1832ref:907


1827Broadside Weight = 9 Imperial Pound ( 4.0815 kg)ref:907
Gun Deck1 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
182755 ref:907

2 Ship Commanders

9.1827 - 10.1827Master's Mate William Henry Matherref:56710.1827 - 14.11.1829Lieutenant William Turnerref:907


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Posted by AvM on Sunday 28th of January 2018 19:42

I have checked brazilian newspapers
The name is 'Henriqueta'

Posted by AvM on Sunday 28th of January 2018 18:53

Slaver brig Henriquetta, captured by Sybille 06.09.1827 and used as a tender to her and later to Dryad. Coal depot at the Cape 1832, stripped 04.1832 and remains burnt 03.05.1832

She was built at Baltimore

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