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|Launched||14 September 1825|
|Builders measure||2443 tons|
1875 broken up at Canton
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|9 February 1837|
- 27 July 1841
|Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Arthur Fanshawe, flagship of Admiral Robert Stopford, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)|
|23 April 1857||Commanded by Captain George St Vincent King, East Indies and China|
|7 February 1858||Commanded by Master commander Henry G. Thomsett, Hong Kong|
|16 July 1861||Commanded by Captain Mathew Stainton Nolloth, receiving ship, Hong Kong|
|15 August 1873|
- July 1875
|Commanded by Commodore John Edward Parish, senior naval officer, Hong Kong|
|Extracts from the Times newspaper|
|Sa 8 December 1849|
Portsmouth, Dec. 6.
In Port and FittingIn the Harbour. - The Victory and Illustrious flag-ships, the Excellent gunnery ship; the Blenheim steam-guard-ship; the Eurydice, stripping to pay off; the Contest, fitting out; the Rolla apprentices' brig, laying up for the winter; the Fairy and Elfin, and Portsmouth yachts; the Flamer packet from Holyhead, and the Echo tug.
In Dock. - The Britannia, 120; the Dauntless, 24; the Fantome, 16; the Lily, 16; the Fox, 42; the Devastation, and the Birkenhead steam frigates.
In the Basin. - The Princess Charlotte, 104; the Actaeon, 26; and the Sprightly and the Bee steam-vessels.
In the Steam Basin, - The Ajax, 60; the Penelope, 22; the Sidon, 26; the Victoria and Albert royal yacht; the Urgent , the Pike, the Asp, and the Blazer.
Building. - The Royal Frederick, 120;[subsequently cancelled later and completed as Frederick William] the Prince of Wales, 120; the Princess Royal, 90; the Argus, and the Furious steam sloops.