HMS Echo (1827)  (6th)
Wooden Paddle Vessel

This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Echo was a wooden paddle vessel.

Built at Woolwich Dockyard, launched 28-May-1827, 112ft long, 25ft wide and of 295 tons builders measurement. Laid down as a Cherokee Class vessel and altered on the stocks.

Had a theoretical speed of 7.6kts under power.

On completion as an experimental vessel her duties for the first few years included, conducting surveys of the Thames and its estuary, despatch vessel and tug.

To the Mediterranean as a despatch vessel 1930, then from 1831-36 off the coast of Spain and Portugal.

To the West Indies 1836-39 as a despatch vessel and mail packet.

Returned to the UK 1840 to end her service as a tug at Portsmouth.

Sold Jun-1885.

Other HMS Echo
- 1st  HMS Echo
- 2nd HMS Echo
- 3rd HMS Echo
- 4th HMS Echo
- 5th HMS Echo
- 6th HMS Echo
- 7th HMS Echo
- 8th HMS Echo
- 9th HMS Echo
- 10th HMS Echo
- 11th HMS Echo
- 12th HMS Echo

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This page last edited - 26 August, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.