HMS Orestes (1824)
HMS Orestes (1824)

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NameOrestes (1824)Explanation
Launched31 May 1824
Builders measure460 tons
Ships book
Note1852 = C.28, c.h.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
1 May 1826Commanded by Commander William Jones, Halifax
10 March 1831
- 3 June 1833
Commanded by Commander William Nugent Glascock, home station, then (end of 1832) in the River Douro as part of the British squadron during the Portuguese civil war
28 September 1833Commanded by Commander William Dickson, Lisbon
6 June 1834
- 1836
Commanded by Commander Henry John Codrington, Mediterranean
3 August 1838
- 12 November 1841
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Peter Sampson Hambly, South America
20 August 1842
- November 1843
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Commander Swynfen Thomas Carnegie, North America and West Indies, then (September 1843) the Mediterranean
1843Commanded by Commander John James Robinson, Mediterranean
November 1843
- 8 September 1846
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Edward St Leger Cannon, Mediterranean
26 October 1848
- 29 April 1852
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Commander Henry Samuel Hawker, Cape of Good Hope
11 November 1852Docked at Portsmouth to be converted to a coal depôt

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