|Name||Ceylon (launched as Bombay, 1805)||Explanation|
|Builders measure||672 tons|
|Note||1793 launched in Bombay.|
1808.07.01 = Ceylon
|Snippets concerning this vessels career|
|1 July 1808||Renamed Ceylon|
|28 July 1838||Commanded by Lieutenant William Robert Mends, receiving ship, Malta|
|21 March 1843||Commanded by Lieutenant Roger Curtis, receiving ship, Malta|
|2 April 1846||Commanded by Commander Thomas Graves, receiving ship, Malta|
|23 April 1847||Commanded by Captain Thomas Graves, receving ship, Malta|
|Extracts from the Times newspaper|
|We 21 November 1855|
SOUTHAMPTON, Nov. 20.By the Peninsular and Oriental Company's steamship Indus, Captain Soy, with the India and Mediterranean mails, we have dates from Alexandria to November 6, Malta 10, and Gibraltar 15.
The Indus brings 52 passengers, and on freight one package of specie, value 100l., and a cargo, consisting of 84 boxes of almonds, 230 boxes of raisins, 47 barrels and six boxes of dates, 10 cases of musk, one case of pictures, two cases of cigars, 718 bales of silk, eight bales of wool, two hogsheads of wine, 50 cases of silk, 30 packages of samples, 21 cases of shawls, 17 packages of effects, nine packages of elephants' teeth, one case of tortoiseshell, and 80 packages of general merchandise.
Her Majesty's ships Hibernia, London, Rodney, Wasp, Niger, Vulcan, Shearwater, and Ceylon, were at Malta.