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NameRoyal AdelaideExplanation
Type1st rate   
Launched29 July 1828
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2446 tons
Displacement4122 tons
Guns104
Fate1905
Class 
Ships book
NoteLaid down as London.
1860 d.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
29 December 1884Commanded by Captain William Elrington Gordon, flagship, Plymouth
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
1 April 1859
- July 1860
Commanded by Captain Woodford John Williams, guard ship of Ordinary, Plymouth (replacing Royal William)
July 1860
- 31 December 1861
Commanded by Captain William King Hall, steam reserve depot ship, Plymouth
1 January 1862
- 31 October 1863
Commanded by Captain Charles Vesey, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
3 November 1863Commanded by Captain Henry Caldwell, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
26 October 1866Commanded by Captain George William Preedy, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
1 November 1869Commanded by Captain Trevenen Penrose Coode, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
1 October 1875Commanded by Captain John Ommanney Hopkins, flagship of Admiral Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
1 November 1878
- 30 October 1879
Commanded by Captain William Henry Whyte, flagship of Admiral Arthur Farquhar, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
1 November 1878Commanded by Captain Frederic Proby Doughty, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
30 November 1880
- 31 December 1884
Commanded by Captain Richard Carter, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
30 March 1885
- 7 April 1887
Commanded by Captain William Henry Cuming, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
6 April 1887Commanded by Captain Harry Woodfall Brent, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
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