June 2011 Blog Posts (1)

HMS Challenger and Commodore Rowley Lambert RN

Those of you who are interested in a little of the history of Challenger, before and after the oceanographic expedition, and of Commodore Lambert who commanded the ship for three years on the Royal Navy's Australia Station, might care to read the following:


HMS Challenger

HMS Challenger was launched at Woolwich on 13 February 1858. She was a 3-masted, 21-gun corvette with a 200ft-long wooden hull and a displacement of 2137…


Added by Tony Dawson on June 5, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Original Challenger Photos

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