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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 84
Launched : 8 Dec 1832 ; Disposal date or year : 1866
BM: 2255 tons
1 Jan 1820 building or ordered to be built, with a circular stern.
1830 Chatham, building
19 Sep 1840 Medway, is getting ready for commission 7 Nov 1840 Sheerness, has been commissioned by Captain S. Chambers. 7 Nov 1840 Captain S. Chambers, Lieutenants M'Donald, W. Rule, E. Hennah, Barter, W. Armitage ; Second Master Keys ; Purser Bailey ; Boatswain Edward Aldridge ; Gunner F. Fossey, appointed to join the Monarch ;" 21 Nov 1840 Portsmouth Lieutenant Caffin, of the Excellent. has been ordered to Sheerness, to superintend the fitting of the gun carriages for the Camperdown, Monarch, and Vernon. 24 Dec 1840 Sheerness, newly raised men arrived from Liverpool. 26 Dec 1840 Mate C. J. F. Ewart. of the Excellent, appointed to the Monarch ; 20 Jan 1841 fitting out in the river. 13 Feb 1841 Naval Instructor and Schoolmaster William Johnson, appointed to the Monarch. 19 Feb 1841 Mate C. Young, appointed to the Monarch. 1 Mar 1841 at Sheerness. 13 Apr 1841, Sheerness, is ordered for sea, but at present she is 180 men short of complement, and is not expected to leave for some weeks. 17 Apr 1841, Mate C. Fegen, from the Surveying Service, appointed to the Monarch; 8 May 1841, Lieutenant D. Reid, appointed to the Monarch. 12 May 1841, Portsmouth, arrived at Spithead on Wednesday from Sheerness, still short of her complement. 22 May 1841, Lieutenant W. Need, late Belleisle, appointed to the Monarch ; 19 Jun 1841, Surgeon Daniel King (from the Monarch) ; Surgeon John Gannon, appointed to the Monarch. 22 Jul 1841, remains at Spithead, still 50 seamen short of complement. 24 Jul 1841, Midshipman Salik Effendi (a Turkish gentleman), appointed to the Monarch. 31 Jul 1841, Midshipman The Hon, F. A, Foley, appointed to the Monarch, from the Castor. 31 Jul 1841, Midshipman W. Peel appointed to the Monarch. 31 Jul 1841, Clerk H. Turner, additional appointed to the Monarch. 31 Jul 1841, Lieutenant J. S. Rundle, appointed to the Monarch, vice Armitage, sick ; 7 Aug 1841, Spithead, awaiting further orders, but will shortly sail to relieve the Thunderer, 84, at Gibraltar, pro tempore. 7 Aug 1841, Spithead, was paid advance of wages yesterday. 10 Aug 1841, Spithead, sailed for Gibraltar. 24 Aug 1841, arrived at Gibraltar. 11 Dec 1841, Mate R. H. Dalton appointed to the Monarch. 5 Dec 1841, at Malta. 17 Dec 1841, Mate C. J. F. Ewart, has been promoted to Lieutenant and is appointed to the Monarch. Jan 1848 Sheerness,
20 Dec 1848 Sheerness.
30 Aug 1851 Sheerness
15 Apr 1854 captured Russian brig Patrioten [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].
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 Aug 1855 It is reported at Sydney to have arrived Valparaiso, en route for Petropaulovski