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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 60
Launched : 7 Nov 1820 ; Disposal date or year : 1912
BM: 1476 tons
1 Jan 1820 building or ordered to be built, with a circular stern.
Jul 1830 East Indies Station.
Portsmouth 12 Oct 1832 Arrived from Trincomalee (28 May), Madras (10 Jun), Mauritius (14 Jul), Cape (Aug 14), St Helena (27).
End of 1832, a part of a squadron of vessels involved in the blockade of the ports of Holland, which was defying the great Powers with regard to the Belgian question. See p. 270-1 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow.
Deal 2 Nov 1832 Arrived from Portsmouth.
Deal 6 Nov 1832 In the Downs. A squall hit the ship, during which 2 water spouts were observed and the ship was struck by lightning, damaging the mizen mast and the surrounding deck and injuring Stephen Elgar and John Gibson, Yeoman of Signals.
Downs 3 Jan 1833 Sailed for Sheerness, where she arrived later that day.
22 Jan 1833 paid off at Chatham.
16 May 1840 shortly due to be commissioned at Chatham. 16 May 1840 Naval lnstructor F. W. Banter, appointed to Southampton. 6 Jun 1840 Lieutenant G. G. Otway (from the Excellent), appointed to the Southampton. 13 Jun 1840 Lieutenants George Augustus Henry and Patrick Campbell ; Master J. K. Martyn ; Purser S. J. Butcher ; Assistant-Surgeon W. T. Rogers appointed to the Southampton. 11 Jul 1840 Chatham, is nearly complete in her crew. Lieutenant O. J. Jones, appointed to the Southampton ; 25 Jul 1840 Mate W. C. Marshall appointed to the Southampton. 15 Aug 1840 Sir Edward King's command is to extend four or five degrees south of the line, round the Cape, including the Mauritius, and then over to the Brazils, with Rio de Janeiro. The northern part of the African coast is to be intrusted to a commodore or senior officer, whose broad pendant will be hoisted in a frigate. 22 Aug 1840 Mate E. Hempsted, appointed to the Southampton ; Assistant Surgeon A Lillie (from Britannia) appointed to the Southampton. 29 Aug 1840 Commander W Chasman, appointed to the Southampton. 3 Sep 1840 was beating into the Downs. 1 Oct 1840 Plymouth, in the Sound. 10 Oct 1840 sailed from Plymouth on Saturday, with Roar-Admiral Sir E. King, for South America. 31 Oct 1840, Lieutenant O. P. Knott. (additional), appointed to the Southampton ; 14 Nov 1840, arrived at Rio Janeiro, from Plymouth. 2 Jan 1841 Lieutenant Edward N. Troubridge, appointed to the Southampton; Circa 13 Jan 1841, en route for the Rio Plata. Jan 1841, Monte Video, was about to leave for the Cape of Good Hope. 19 Feb 1841, arrived at the Cape of Good Hope. 3 Apr 1841 at Simon's Bay.
11 May 1841, Assistant-Surgeon N. Lyttleton, from the Queen, appointed to the Southampton. 19 Jun 1841, Assistant-Surgeon W. T. Rogers (from the Southampton) promoted to Surgeon; and appointed to the Fantome. 16 May 1841, arrived at St. Helena from the Cape of Good Hope, and sailed on the 19th for Rio de Janeiro. 6 Jun 1841, at Rio Janeiro. 21 Aug 1841, Lieutenant W.H. Bridge (from the Excellent) appointed to the Southampton ; 28 Aug 1841, Lieutenant A. Farquar, appointed to the Southampton, 22 Jun 1841, at Rio Janeiro. 20 Aug 1841, at Rio de Janeiro, preparing to sail for Rio de la Plata. 4 Sep 1841, Lieutenant Edward Norwich Troubridge (1838), of the Southampton, promoted to Commander. 4 Sep 1841, Mate John Palmer (1832), of the Southampton, promoted to Lieutenant. 4 Sep 1841, Mate Peter Cracroft (1835), of the Southampton, promoted to Lieutenant. 6 Oct 1841, Captain W. Hellyar, of the Southampton, arrived at Falmouth, from Rio Janeiro in the Lyra packet. 30 Oct 1841, Captain T. Ogle appointed to the Southampton. 6 Nov 1841, Commander Stephen G. Fremantle (of the Clio), promoted to Acting Captain and appointed to the Southampton, vice Hillyar. 24 Jun 1842, the Southampton, accompanied by the Conch, schooner, arrived at Port Natal with troops, to deal with the Boer blockade of British troops in their fort at Durban. See p. 308 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow. Jan 1848 Chatham, in Ordinary (reserve)
20 Dec 1848 Flag ship, Cape of Good Hope.
4 Jan 1850, Harpy, tender to the Southampton, in company with the Cormorant, detained in lat. 23° 43' S., lon. 45° 0' W., the slave vessel Santa Cruz.
, 12 Aug 1850, Harpy, tender to the Southampton, detained in the River Guaripari, South East Coast of America. the slave vessel Feiticeira.
5 Oct 1850 At Rio Janeiro.
13 Feb 1851 Flag Ship on the South America station. At Rio de Janeiro, where the flag officer, R.-Adm. Reynolds, forwards a report from the Geyser regarding her detention of the Brazilian brig Magano, which had, on the previous day, been sent to St. Helena for adjudication by the Vice-Admiralty Court at that place.
15 Mar 1851 News received that vessel at sea with fever onboard - one fatality so far.
10 May 1851 at Rio de Janeiro.
20 Jun 1851 at Monte Video.
5 Aug 1851 still at Monte Video.
30 Aug 1851 at Rio de Janeiro.
23 Sep 1851 at Monte Video.
1860 Guard Ship in Ordinary, Sheerness
1861 - 1867 Coast guard ship Harwich.
1867 Lent as Training Ship
1870 Lent as a Traing Ship at Hull
1879 Lent as a Traing Ship at Hull
1890 Lent as a Traing Ship at Hull