HMS Winchester (launched as Conway, 1832)
HMS Winchester (launched as Conway, 1832)


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NameWinchester (launched as Conway, 1832)Explanation
TypeSixth rate   
Launched2 February 1832
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure652 tons
Displacement 
Guns26
Fate1871
Class 
Ships book
Note1859 t.s.
1861 = Winchester
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
17 February 1832
- 31 October 1835
Commanded (from commissioning until paying off) by Captain Henry Eden, North Sea, Lisbon, and South America
9 September 1836
- 15 January 1842
Commanded (from commissioning until paying off) by Captain Charles Ramsay Drinkwater-Bethune, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
18 May 1843
- March 1844
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Robert Fair, Cape of Good Hope (until he died)
5 April 1844
- 15 July 1847
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain William Kelly, Cape of Good Hope
23 February 1854
- 6 April 1857
Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain John Fulford, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Fairbrother Carroll, Queenstown
6 April 1857
- 20 May 1857
Commanded by Captain Henry Chads, Queenstown
20 May 1857
- 31 January 1858
Commanded (until paying off at Plymouth) by Captain John NcNeill Boyd, Coast Guard, Queenstown
1861Renamed Winchester


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