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'QUEEN'

Built by:Wigram's, at Blackwall.
Yard No.260
Launched:21st July 1842 by Miss Stopford.
Tonnage:1,22312/94
Length:208 feet
Breadth:40 feet
Depth:13' 5"
Machinery:
Decks:Three Flush decked - this being considered a neat attration for passengers as providing a 'delightful promenade'. An attraction foe first-class passengers was a 'ladies bouboir'.
Built of:Wood
Type:Frigate
Registered:
Off Number:
Built for:Money & H. L. Wigram.
Other info:Armed merchantmen. She was pierced for 50 guns and ranked with 50-gun frigates, to which she bore a very close resemblance. Capable of being converted in a moment to a warship.
Crew: 78
Pierced for 52 guns.
History:1843. Trading from London to Calcutta.
1st September 1846. Due to sail from Gravesend, Captain Donald MíLeod, for Calcutta.
1854. Had some repairs done.
21st February 1855. Embarked part of the 12th Lancers at Bombay for the Crimea.


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