HMS Aid (1809)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Aid and HMS Adventure.
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Name: HMS Aid
Launched: 4 April 1809
Commissioned: 1587
Renamed: HMS Adventure, 24 May 1821
Fate: Sold 19 March 1853
General characteristics
Tons burthen: 314 builders measure tons
Length: 105.5 ft (32.2 m)
Beam: 26 ft (7.9 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Armament: ten 12-pounder guns

HMS Aid was a 10-gun Royal Navy transport ship launched in 1809 at Kings Lynn. She was converted to a survey ship in March 1817, and was renamed HMS Adventure in 1821.

As HMS Adventure the ship was deployed for 5 years between 1826 and 1830 in a survey of Patagonia, under the command of Captain Phillip King. The ship was accompanied by HMS Beagle. The ship was sold in 1853.

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