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NameCambridgeExplanation
Type3rd rate  
Launched23 June 1815
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2139 tons
Displacement 
Guns80
Fate1869
Class 
Ships book
Note1856 gunnery ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Sheerness
31 January 1840
- 26 January 1843
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain Edward Barnard, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840 and the blockade of Alexandria)
(October 1843)Out of commission at Devonport
9 August 1856Commanded by Captain Richard Strode Hewlett, gunnery ship, Devonport
3 January 1857
- 1 April 1862
Commanded by Captain Arthur William Jerningham, gunnery ship, Devonport
1 April 1862
- 20 April 1863
Commanded by Captain Leopold George Heath, gunnery ship, Devonport
20 April 1863
- May 1867
Commanded by Captain Charles Joseph Frederick Ewart, gunnery ship, Devonport
May 1867
- January 1869
Commanded by Captain Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley, gunnery ship, Devonport (replaced by Cambridge)

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