HMS Madagascar (1822)
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The Figurehead of HMS Madagascar
|Ordered:||5 April 1817|
|Builder:||East India Company, Bombay|
|Laid down:||October 1821|
|Launched:||15 November 1822|
|Completed:||January 1829 at Portsmouth Dockyard|
|Fate:||Sold 5 May 1863|
|Class & type:||Seringapatam-class frigate|
|Tons burthen:||1,162 bm|
|Length:||159 ft (48 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||40 ft 5 in (12.32 m)|
|Depth of hold:||12 ft 9 in (3.89 m)|
HMS Madagascar was a 46-gun fifth-rate Seringapatam-class frigate, built at Bombay and launched on 15 November 1822.
The ship was made a storeship and was anchored at Rio De Janeiro after 1853 and was eventually sold in 1863.
- 1830—the Honorable Sir Robert Spencer, second son of the Earl of Spencer died aboard ship in Malta.
- 1830-1834—Captain Edmund Lyons
- 1838-1839—Provo Wallis, KCB, East Indies
- 1840—Out of Commission
- 1841—1844—Captain John Foote, west coast of Africa
- 1847—Robert Mann
- 1853—John William Finch, storeship, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 1855—John Ptolemy Thurburn, storeship, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 1856—John Mortimer Leycester, storeship, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 1859-1863—Vice Admiral Richard Dunning White, CB, storeship, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Notes and references
- David Lyon and Rif Winfield, The Sail and Steam Navy List 1815-1889. Chatham Publishing, 2004. ISBN 1-86176-032-9.
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