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NameCalliopeExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched5 October 1837
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure717 tons
Displacement 
Guns28
Fate1883
Class 
Ships book
Note1860 floating chapel.
1865 factory
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
10 November 1837Commanded by Captain Thomas Herbert, South America, then East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
14 June 1841Commanded by Captain Augustus Leopold Kuper, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
(October 1843)Out of commission at Devonport
18 July 1845Commanded by Captain Edward Stanley, East Indies
28 November 1850
- 2 November 1853
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Captain James Everard Home, Australia (senior officer)
20 January 1854Commanded by Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald, Australia
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