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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 84
Launched as a sailing ship : 17 Feb 1828 ; Disposal date or year : 14 Dec 1864
Disposal Details : Accidentally burnt off Montevideo ; R: Ad. Hon. Chas. Gilbert Jno. Brydone Elliot C.B. Capt. Colin And. Campbell.
BM: 2279 tons
Propulsion: Sail / Screw
Machinery notes: 400
1 Jan 1820 building or ordered to be built, with a circular stern.
1 Oct 1840 Plymouth, is masted and ready for commission. 7 Oct 1841, Plymouth, is being prepared to be placed back in Ordinary. Jan 1848 Devonport,
20 Dec 1848 Devonport,
14 May 1860 Chatham, commenced conversion to screw steamship.
25 May 1861 undocked.
22 Mar 1864 Chatham. Commissioned for Irregular or particular service, and service on the South East Coast of America.
1 Apr to 30 June 1864 Irregular or particular service. Medical report : fever, Measles, Small-pox, and VD onboard number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
Four months of 1864 on the South East Coast of America. Overview of medical report and report of fever, and personnel lost on the loss of the vessel : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.