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NameWinchesterExplanation
Type4th rate   
Launched21 June 1822
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1487 tons
Displacement 
Guns52
Fate1921
Class 
Ships book
Note1861 = Conway, t.s.
1876 = Mount Edgcombe
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1828
- December 1830
Commanded by Captain Charles John Austen, flagship of Edward Griffith Colpoys, until invalided
18 March 1839Commanded by Captain John Parker, flagship of Thomas Harvey, North America and West Indies
7 March 1842
- 1846
Commanded by Captain Charles Eden, flagship of Rear-Admiral Josceline Percy, Cape of Good Hope
16 March 1852Commanded by Captain Granville Gower Loch, flagship of Rear-Admiral Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds Pellew, East Indies
29 April 1854Commanded by Captain Thomas Wilson, flagship of Rear-Admiral James Stirling, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
1 July 1862Commanded by Commander Charles John Balfour, Aberdeen, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship
Extracts from the Times newspaper
DateExtract
Sa 8 December 1849

Portsmouth, Dec. 6.

In Port and Fitting

In 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.
Sa 9 March 1850

Portsmouth, Friday.

In Port and Fitting

In Harbour. - The Victory, Illustrious, Blenheim, Excellent, Rolla, Fairy, Fanny, and Echo.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Fantome, and Penelope.
In the Basin. - The Lily.
In the Steam-Basin. - The Blazer, Birkenhead, Pike, Asp, Flamer, Comet, Elfin, Victoria and Albert, Hecate, and Termagant.
Sa 20 April 1850In Harbour. - The Victory, Excellent, Illustrious, Blenheim, Fanny, and Portsmouth tenders, the Echo tug, and the Locust steam-vessel.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Penelope, Rapid, and Electra.
In the Basin. - The Niger, Devastation, Fantome, Griffon, and Fairy.
In the Steam Basin. - Termagant, Hecate, Victoria and Albert, Bulldog, Blazer, Flamer, Pike, Asp, and Elfin.
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