HMS Princess Charlotte (1825)
HMS Princess Charlotte (1825)

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NamePrincess Charlotte (1825)Explanation
TypeFirst rate   
Launched14 September 1825
Builders measure2443 tons
Ships book
Note1858 r.s.
1875 broken up at Canton
Snippets concerning this vessels career
9 February 1837
- 27 July 1841
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Arthur Fanshawe, flagship of Admiral Robert Stopford, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
23 April 1857Commanded by Captain George St Vincent King, East Indies and China
7 February 1858Commanded by Master commander Henry G. Thomsett, Hong Kong
16 July 1861Commanded by Captain Mathew Stainton Nolloth, receiving ship, Hong Kong
15 August 1873
- July 1875
Commanded by Commodore John Edward Parish, senior naval officer, Hong Kong
Extracts from the Times newspaper
Sa 8 December 1849

Portsmouth, Dec. 6.

In Port and Fitting

In the Harbour. - The Victory and Illustrious flag-ships, the Excellent gunnery ship; the Blenheim steam-guard-ship; the Eurydice, stripping to pay off; the Contest, fitting out; the Rolla apprentices' brig, laying up for the winter; the Fairy and Elfin, and Portsmouth yachts; the Flamer packet from Holyhead, and the Echo tug.
In Dock. - The Britannia, 120; the Dauntless, 24; the Fantome, 16; the Lily, 16; the Fox, 42; the Devastation, and the Birkenhead steam frigates.
In the Basin. - The Princess Charlotte, 104; the Actaeon, 26; and the Sprightly and the Bee steam-vessels.
In the Steam Basin, - The Ajax, 60; the Penelope, 22; the Sidon, 26; the Victoria and Albert royal yacht; the Urgent , the Pike, the Asp, and the Blazer.
Building. - The Royal Frederick, 120 [subsequently cancelled and later completed as Frederick William]; the Prince of Wales, 120; the Princess Royal, 90; the Argus, and the Furious steam sloops.

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