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NameFormidableExplanation
Type2nd rate   
Launched19 May 1825
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2289 tons
Displacement3594 tons
Guns84
Fate1906
Class 
Ships book
Note1869 t.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Sheerness
23 August 1841
- 23 November 1841
Commanded by Captain Edward Thomas Troubridge, fitting for the Mediterranean
14 December 1841
- 23 April 1844
Commanded by Captain Charles Sullivan, Mediterranean
21 April 1844
- 1845
Commanded by Captain George Frederick Rich, flagship of Edward William Campbell Rich Owen, Mediterranean
16 June 1854
- 10 September 1857
Commanded by Captain John Jervis Tucker, guard ship of Ordinary, Sheerness
22 September 1857
- 8 April 1858
Commanded by Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald, guard ship of Ordinary, Sheerness, and Captain-Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard
1 July 1858
- 30 May 1859
Commanded (from commissioning at Sheerness) by Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald, guard ship of Ordinary, Sheerness, and Captain-Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard (until he died)
3 July 1860Commanded by Captain William Garnham Luard, flagship of Vice-Admiral William James Hope Johnstone, Sheerness
1 July 1863Commanded by Captain John Fulford, flagship of Vice-Admiral George Robert Lambert, then Charles Talbot, Sheerness
21 April 1866Commanded by Captain Donald McLeod Mackenzie, flagship of Vice-Admiral Baldwin Wake Walker, Sheerness
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