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NameCanopusExplanation
Type3rd rate   
Acquired1798
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2257 tons
Displacement 
Guns80
Fate1887
Class 
Ships book
NoteWas Franklin (French) captured 1798.08.01 at the Nile.
1863 h.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
1 March 1845Commanded by Captain Fairfax Moresby, Plymouth (and 1845 experimental squadron)
12 December 1845Commanded by Captain Fairfax Moresby, Channel squadron
2 February 1863Commanded by Commander Charles Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Devonport (tender to Indus)
(1865)
- 17 May 1865
Commanded by Captain Charles Henry May, receiving ship
(13 May 1865)
- 2 September 1865
Commanded by Captain George Le Geyt Bowyear
2 September 1865Commanded by Captain Thomas Henry Mason
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