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NameMelvilleExplanation
Type3rd rate  
Launched17 February 1817
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1768 tons
Displacement 
Guns74
Fate1873
Class 
Ships book
Note1857 hospital ship at Hong Kong
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
19 January 1836
- August 1837
Commanded by Captain Peter John Douglas, flagship of Vice-Admiral Peter Halkett, North America and West Indies
1 September 1837
- 1841
Commanded by Captain Richard Saunders Dundas, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Elliot, Cape of Good Hope, and later East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)

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