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HMS Malabar (1818)

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Name  HMS Malabar
Builder  Bombay Dockyard
Decommissioned  October 1848
Launched  28 December 1818
Ordered  7 March 1815
Laid down  April 1817
Construction started  April 1817
Renamed  HMS Myrtle October 1883

HMS Malabar was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 28 December 1818 at Bombay Dockyard. In 1843, the Malabar assisted in rescuing survivors of the USS Missouri fire while in Gibraltar. She was hulked in October 1848, eventually becoming a coal hulk, and renamed Myrtle in October 1883. The hulk was sold out of the navy in July 1905.

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HMS Malabar (1818) Wikipedia


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