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HMS Australia (1840)  (1st)
Wooden Paddle Frigate

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Australia was a wooden paddle frigate.

Built at Bombay Dockyard, launched 09-Jan-1840, and of 946 tons builders measurement.

Armed with 6 x 8in guns.

Used for harbour service from 1863.

Sold about 1874.

 

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This page last edited - 10 December, 2012.

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