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Ganges -> 1906 Tenedos II -> 1922 Impregnable III -> 1910 Indus V

4417
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.6.1816B181
Keel Laid Down5.1819B181
Launched10.11.1821B065
First Commissioned1.1.1839B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay B065
Ship ClassCanopus Class (1815)B065
Designed by
Sir Robert SeppingsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1832
B065
Constructor
Nowrajee Jamsetjee WadiaBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the LineB065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Sold for Break Up31.8.1929B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck196' 5 ½"Imperial Feet59.7535 
Length of Keel162' 3 ½"Imperial Feet49.3903 
Breadth51' 5 ½"Imperial Feet15.5575 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,285 8194Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Building MaterialTeak  

Armament


1821Broadside Weight = 1220 Imperial Pound ( 553.27 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1822 - 10.1822Captain
Francis Augustus CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1849
1824Captain
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1830
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17.10.1838 - 8.4.1842Captain
Barrington ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1860
10.1.1848 - 1.3.1848Captain
George Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1870
W025
1.3.1848 - 19.10.1849Captain
Henry SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1854
W025
19.10.1849 - 1850Commander
Oliver John JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1855
25.6.1857 - 1858Captain
John FulfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1877

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1857 - 1868Rear-Admiral
Robert Lambert BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1868

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1823 - 1823Lieutenant
Thomas MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1868
W025
31.5.1823 - 31.8.1826Lieutenant
James Vashon BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1863
NBD1849
7.1824 - 23.11.1826Lieutenant
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849
17.4.1827 - 8.12.1829Lieutenant
Claude Henry Mason BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1845
NBD1849
31.5.1827 - 19.4.1828Lieutenant
John Alexander DuntzeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1848
NBD1849
23.6.1827 - 1830Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1866
NBD1849
25.7.1831 - 2.1832Lieutenant
George Benjamin BunburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1825-1832
NBD1849
18.10.1838 - 14.5.1842Lieutenant
Henry BainbridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1846
NBD1849
11.1.1848 - 29.2.1848Commander
James Gabriel GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1867
Transfered ADM 196/2/1
ADM 196

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1824 - 12.4.1825Purser
Thomas Legal YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1766-1828
ADM 29/8

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1822 - 10.1822Midshipman
William BarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1830
NBD1849
1833 - 1841Master's Mate
Macdonald BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1850
NBD1849
1841 - 23.11.1841Master's Mate
Joseph Grant BickfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1828-1846
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
7.12.1824 - 18251st Class Volunteer
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1835
NBD1849
1.1826 - 18261st Class Volunteer
Charles Ross BamberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1819Began building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay
10.11.1821Completed building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay at a cost of £74498.0.0d
10.1822Paid off
12.10.1822Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
7.1.1823Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £30323.0.0d
17.10.1838Recommissioned for the Mediterranean
1840Operations off the coast of Syria
18.4.1842Paid off and placed in ordinary at Sheerness
10.1.1848Recommissioned
1849In the Mediterranean
25.6.1857Recommissioned for the Pacific
5.1865Became a training ship
26.7.1866Training ship at Falmouth
9.3.1894Paid off
21.6.1906Renamed Tenedos IIB181
13.8.1910Renamed Indus VB181
12.10.1922Renamed Impregnable IIIB181

 

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