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NameChallengerExplanation
Type6th rate   
Launched14 November 1826
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure603 tons
Displacement 
Guns28
Fate1835
Class 
Ships book
Note1835.05.19 wrecked off the coast of Chile
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
5 November 1828
- 12 June 1833
Commanded by Captain Charles Howe Fremantle, Cape of Good Hope and East Indies ( on May 2, 1829 he took formal possession of the whole of the western coast of Australia in the name of King George IV)
14 June 1833
- 19 May 1835
Commanded by Captain Michael Seymour, South America, until wrecked at Mocquilla Point, near Leubu, on the coast of Chile by an abnormal and previously unknown reversal of the current (all rescued after spending seven weeks on land)
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