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NameCumberlandExplanation
Type3rd rate   
Launched21 October 1842
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2214 tons
Displacement 
Guns70
Fate1889
Class 
Ships book
Note1870 t.s.1889.02.17 burnt on Clyde.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
31 August 1850Commanded by Captain Peter Richards, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
7 January 1851
- 27 October 1854
Commanded (until paying off at Chatham) by Captain George Henry Seymour, flagship of Vice-Admiral George Francis Seymour, North America and West Indies, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
1 April 1857Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain John Bourmaster Dickson, flagship of Rear-Admiral Provo William Parry Wallis, south-east coast of America
23 August 1858
- August 1859
Commanded by Captain Henry Downing Rogers, flagship of Rear-Admiral Stephen Lushington, south-east coast of America
10 January 1860
- 13 February 1862
Commanded by Captain Charles Frederick Schomberg, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness (replacing Cressy)
13 February 1862
- 14 April 1863
Commanded by Captain Thomas Pickering Thompson, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
14 April 1863
- 14 April 1863
Commanded by Captain William King Hall, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
16 May 1865
- June 1866
Commanded by Captain George Granville Randolph, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
June 1866
- 27 October 1866
Commanded by Captain George William Preedy, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
27 October 1866Commanded by Captain Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
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