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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 92
Launched : 28 Jun 1839 ; Disposal date or year : 13 Oct 1956
Disposal Details : Deliberately burnt
BM: 2622 tons
Propulsion: Sail - screw
Machinery notes: 600
Jul 1830 Building at Plymouth
29 Jun 1839 Plymouth, was launched here yesterday. 8 Oct 1840 Plymouth, shipwrights are working on the Nile, 92, and she is to be ready to receive men by the end of the month. 6 Oct 1842 is to replace the Canopus as an "Advanced Ship," at Plymouth, her masts, spars, and rigging, are to be prepared, fitted, ticketed, and housed in the Dockyard, and the ships are to have their bulk heads put up, their anchors, chain cables, and tanks on board, and their armament is to be kept ready in the Gun Wharf.
1 Nov 1842 Advance Ship, was taken into dock at Plymouth to have her copper scrubbed and was undocked on the 3rd.
Jan 1848 Devonport,
20 Dec 1848 Devonport,
13 Jun 1854 the French fleet joined the British in the Baltic at Baro Sound - see p. 419-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
20 Sep 1855 Nile and 3 gunboats detained the vessel Victoria.
20 Sep 1855 Nile and 3 gunboats detained the Ottawa.
4 Feb 1856 Devonport. In Harbour
24 Feb 1856 Devonport. Taken into the Sound Saturday (yesterday)
26 Feb 1856 arrived at Spithead from Plymouth to join the Baltic Fleet
23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Mundy
29 Jan 1857 arrived Havana from Port Royal.
3 Feb 1857 departed Havana for Bermuda.
1860 Flag Ship, North America and West Indies, re-rated as a 90
3 Jan 1860 Devonport. Commissioned for Service on the North America and West Indies Station.
9 Jun 1861 at Halifax.
7 Aug 1861 at Halifax.
8 Mar 1862 at Bermuda.
23 Jun 1862 at Halifax.
1 Jan to 23 Apr 1864 North America and West Indies Station. Reports of Brain disease onboard. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
23 Apr 1864 Paid off.
1876 Nile renamed Conway, Training Ship
1879 Lent to Mercantile Marine Association, Liverpool
1890 Lent to Mercantile Marine Association, Liverpool for the purpose of Training Young Gentlemen as officers in the Merchant Service.
1914 Lent to the Mercantile Marine Service Association, Liverpool
14 Apr 1953 stranded in Menai strait.