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NameDreadnought (launched as Caledonia)Explanation
Type1st rate   
Launched25 June 1808
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2616 tons
Displacement 
Guns120
Fate1875
Class 
Ships book
Note1856 = Dreadnought, hospital ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
30 October 1835
- 1837
Commanded by Captain George Bohun Martin, flagship of Vice-Admiral Josias Rowley, Mediterranean
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
27 October 1840
- 21 April 1842
Commanded by Captain Henry Eden, flagship of Graham Moore, Plymouth
27 April 1842
- 28 April 1845
Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral David Milne(his father), Plymouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)
22 May 1845Commanded by Captain Manley Hall Dixon, Devonport
28 January 1848
- 1851
Commanded by Captain Thomas Wren Carter (Devonport), Mediterranean
1856Renamed Dreadnought
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