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NameHimalayaExplanation
TypeTroopship   
Acquired1854
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3438 tons
Displacement4690 tons
Guns 
Fate1940
Class 
Ships bookADM 135/234
Note1853.05.24 launched.
Purchased from P&O.
1895 = C60 c.h.
1920 sold.
1940 sunk in air attack.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
5 January 1855Commanded by Commander Benjamin Portland Priest
24 March 1857
- 31 May 1858
Commanded by Commander William Henry Haswell
(9 June 1858)Commanded by Commander Shute Barrington Piers
21 July 1858Commanded by Commander John Seccombe
13 December 1859Commanded by Captain John Seccombe
25 July 1862Commanded by Captain Edward Lacy
(30 June 1865)
- 1856
Commanded by Captain Thomas Bridgeman Lethbridge
22 March 1870Commanded by Captain Edward Madden
1879Commanded by Captain Harry Woodfall Brent
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