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HMS Wellesley (1815)

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Type3rd rate   
Launched24 February 1815
Builders measure1746 tons
Ships book
Note1854 guard ship.
1868 = Cornwall, t.s.
1940.09.24 sunk in Thames by air attack
Snippets concerning this vessels career
19 June 1837Commanded by Captain Thomas Maitland, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick Lewis Maitland, then Commodore Sir James John Gordon Bremer, then Rear-Admiral Sir William Parker, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
(January 1843)Out of commission at Plymouth
6 January 1848Commanded by Captain George Goldsmith, flagship of Vice-Admiral Earl of Dundonald , North America and West Indies
14 June 1854Commanded by Captain Christopher Wyvill, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
20 March 1856Commanded by Captain George Goldsmith, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
1 May 1858
- 18 April 1861
Commanded by Captain George Goldsmith, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
18 April 1861Commanded by Captain Edward Gennys Fanshawe, Chatham, Guard Ship of Ordinary, and Training Ship (and Captain-Superintendent of Chatham dockyard)
3 January 1866Commanded by Captain William Houston Stewart, guard ship of ordinary, Chatham

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