Nemesis

23198
Nominal GunsUnknownW025
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorIndian Navy
Launched1842TDA
How acquiredPurpose builtTDA
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire TDA
CategoryMerchantmanW025
Ship TypePaddle Steamer
Last known1842TDA


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
TDAThe Douglas Archives Web Site
 

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Posted by AvM on Wednesday 6th of February 2019 16:42

nemesis was deliverewd as merchatman ,
was a paddle sloop of the Bengal marine,
which only in 1850s should belonged to Indiabn Navy
so orignaly not built to Indian Navy but Bengal Marine
(note most of Laird built steamers were buitl for Bengal Marine), which was development form Bengal Pilot Service
her engines were used in the new NEMESIS built 1858 by Kidderpore.


Posted by Chris Wallage on Monday 4th of February 2019 23:33

My Ancester Thomas Wallage was Commander of the HEIC Nemesis 1847-1851 This vessel was in action during the Opium Wars, the founding of Hong Kong and numerous piractical engagements off the coast of Sarawak with Raja Sir James Brook.

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