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NameCeylon (launched as Bombay)Explanation
Type5th rate   
Acquired1805
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure672 tons
Displacement 
Guns38
Fate1857
Class 
Ships book
Note1793 launched in Bombay.
1805 purchased.
1808.07.01 = Ceylon
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 July 1808Renamed Ceylon
28 July 1838Commanded by Lieutenant commander William Robert Mends, receiving ship, Malta
21 March 1843Commanded by Lieutenant commander Roger Curtis, receiving ship, Malta
2 April 1846Commanded by Commander Thomas Graves, receiving ship, Malta
23 April 1847Commanded by Captain Thomas Graves, receving ship, Malta
8 April 1850Commanded by Lieutenant commander Joseph Sparkhall Rundle, receiving ship, Malta
March 1852Commanded by Lieutenant commander Joseph Sparkhall Rundle, receiving ship, Malta
29 October 1853Commanded by Commander Edward Knatchbull Hughes Hallett, flagship of Rear-Admiral Montagu Stopford, Malta
28 August 1854Commanded by Captain Cospatrick Baillie Hamilton, flagship of Admiral Houston Stewart, Superintendent, Malta
15 January 1855Commanded by Commander Edward George Hore, flagship of Rear-Admiral Montagu Stopford, Superintendent, Malta
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