HMS Inconstant, 1836-1862
HMS Inconstant was a fifth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy, designed by Captain Hayes and launched on June 19th, 1836.1
A transcribed 1849 enclosure in Pelly, Sir John Henry to Grey, Right Honorable Second Baronet Sir George 28 February 1851, CO 305:3, no. 1800, 362 notes that the Inconstant's captain at the time, John Shepherd, refused passage to disgruntled HBC employees, who were dissatisfied about the absence of their Employer, and wanted to, in the character of Distressed British subjects, make for San Francisco.
Mentions of this vessel in the documents