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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 70
Launched : 21 Oct 1842 ; Disposal date or year : 17 Feb 1889
Disposal Details : Burnt on Clyde.
BM: 2214 tons
Designed by Sir W. Symonds.
Jan 1848 Chatham, in Ordinary (reserve)
20 Dec 1848 Chatham.
20 Apr 1851 West Indies
30 Aug 1851 North America and West Indies
17 Aug 1853 at Halifax. Flag Ship of the North America and West Indies Station.
13 Jun 1854 the French fleet joined the British in the Baltic at Baro Sound - see p. 419-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
6 Mar 1858 at Monte Video.
11 Dec 1858 at Rio.
22 Jan 1859 at Stanley Harbour, the Flag Officer, Rear Admiralty Sir S. Lushington reports to the Secretary of the Admiralty, further to his letter of 25 Oct last, that the Oberon had inspected the Brazilian ship Santo, and reported that, whilst probably suited to the trade, there was nothing to suggest that the vessel was intended for the Slave Trade.
27 Apr 1859 at Buenos Ayres.
4 May 1859 The Cumberland sailed for England
1 Oct 1859 Commissioned at Sheerness.
1860 Guard Ship of Steam Ordinary, Sheerness
1864 Home Station : Stationary Ship at Sheerness. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
1870 Training Ship
1870 Lent to the Clyde Training Ship Association
1879 Lent to the Clyde Training Ship Association