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NameCrocodileExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched28 October 1825
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure500 tons
Displacement 
Guns28
Fate1861
Class 
Ships book
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Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
7 June 1828
- 1832
Commanded by Captain John William Montagu, East Indies
26 April 1839
- 30 October 1840
Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, North America & West Indies
17 February 1841
- 25 November 1841
Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, North America & West Indies
14 March 1842
- 1843
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth) by Master commander Thomas Elson, troopship
25 June 1845
- 9 May 1846
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain John Balfour Maxwell, flagship of Rear-Admiral Hugh Pigot, Queenstown
12 May 1846Commanded by Commander Gower Lowe, particular service
27 November 1846Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Lieutenant commander Samuel Rosser Protheroe, receiving ship, Cork
14 August 1850Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Greet, receiving ship, off the Tower of London
16 January 1854
- 1861
Commanded by Commander William Greet, receiving ship, off the Tower of London
18 January 1858Commanded by Commander William Greet, receiving ship, off the Tower of London (until replaced by a branch office in London)
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