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NameIllustriousExplanation
Type3rd rate  
Launched3 September 1803
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1746 tons
Displacement 
Guns74
Fate1868
Class 
Ships book
Note1854 gunnery ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Portsmouth
6 August 1841Commanded by Captain John Elphinstone Erskine, flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Adam, North America and West Indies
24 January 1848Commanded by Captain Richard Augustus Yates, depot ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth
20 January 1854Commanded by Captain Robert Harris, training ship, Portsmouth
1 April 1859
- 23 May 1861
Commanded by Commander Henry Cooke Harston, guard ship of Sailing Ordinary, Portsmouth

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