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NameMelampusExplanation
Type5th rate   
Launched10 August 1820
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1089 tons
Displacement 
Guns46
Fate1906
Class 
Ships book
Note1854 h.s.
1886-1891 lent War Dept
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
(January 1843)Out of commission at Portsmouth
12 March 1845
- 1848
Commanded by Captain John Norman Campbell, south-east coast of America, then East Indies (until Campbell invalided himself at Bombay at the end of 1848)
2 December 1854
- 7 April 1855
Commanded by Commander John Borlase, store ship, Sheerness
7 April 1855
- 28 October 1856
Commanded (until paying off) by Captain John Borlase, store ship, Mediterranean
17 December 1856
- 28 February 1857
Commanded by Captain Leopold George Heath, Coast guard service, Southampton water (ship's log)
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