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Forth, 1833
Type: Screw Mortar Ship ; late 5th rate ; Armament 44 (2 mortars)
Laid down : Nov 1828 ; Launched : 1 Aug 1833 ;
Disposal date or year : 1883
BM: 1792 tons
Propulsion: Sail - screw
Machinery notes: 350
Notes:

1830 Pembroke, building

Devonport 2 Sep 1833 arrived from Pembroke yard.

2 Sep 1845, Admy. Order, to fit for steam guard ships. Reduced to 24 (20 x 42 pdr., 66 cwt., ; 2 x 56 pdr., 85 cwt. ; 2 x 8 inch., 65 cwt.)

20 Dec 1848 Steam Guard Ship, Devonport

1856 screw frigate 10 mortars

31 Jan 1856 Mid Roberts apptd. ; at Devonport

23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Lord J Hay, CB

1860 Converted to screw mortar ship, Devonport

1869 Renamed Jupiter, Coal hulk

1870 Coal Depot, Devonport

1879 Late Screw. Coal Depot, Devonport