HMS Collingwood, 1841-1867
The Collingwood was a Royal Navy third-rate sailing ship.1 It was 58 m long, 17 m wide and carried 80 guns.2 This wooden two-deck ship housed 750 men, and from 1844-48 it was the flagship of Rear-Admiral George Francis Seymour in the Pacific.3
Both this document and this despatch mention the Collingwood, and refer to its anchorage in Valparaiso.
  • 1. Peter Davis, HMS Collingwood, William Loney RN—Ships.
  • 2. J. J. Colledge, Ships of the Royal Navy (Devon: David & Charles: Newton Abbot, 1969), 1:128.
  • 3. Peter Davis, HMS Collingwood, William Loney RN—Ships.
Mentions of this vessel in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. HMS Collingwood, 1841-1867. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/collingwood.html.

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