HMS Dreadnought (launched as Caledonia, 1808)
HMS Dreadnought (launched as Caledonia, 1808)


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NameDreadnought (launched as Caledonia, 1808)Explanation
TypeFirst rate   
Launched25 June 1808
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure2616 tons
Displacement 
Guns120
Fate1875
Class 
Ships book
Note1856 = Dreadnought, hospital ship
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
30 October 1835
- 1837
Commanded by Captain George Bohun Martin, flagship of Vice-Admiral Josias Rowley, Mediterranean
(January 1840)Out of commission at Plymouth
27 October 1840
- 21 April 1842
Commanded by Captain Henry Eden, flagship of Graham Moore, Plymouth
27 April 1842
- 28 April 1845
Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral David Milne (his father), Plymouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)
22 May 1845Commanded by Captain Manley Hall Dixon, Devonport
28 January 1848
- 1851
Commanded by Captain Thomas Wren Carter (Devonport), Mediterranean
1856Renamed Dreadnought


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