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NameCalcuttaExplanation
Type2nd rate   
Launched14 March 1831
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2299 tons
Displacement 
Guns84
Fate1908
Class 
Ships book
Note1865 gunnery ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
22 August 1840
- 17 May 1842
Commanded (from commissioning) by Captain Samuel Roberts, Mediterranean, and Lisbon (until invallided)
17 May 1842
- 19 November 1842
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain George Frederick Rich, particular service
28 April 1854
- 2 March 1856
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain James John Stopford, Devonport, then Portsmouth, then transport to and from the Baltic during the Russian war
3 March 1856
- August 1859
Commanded by Captain William King Hall, flagship of Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
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