The Néréide was a 38-gun frigate of the French Navy designed by Sané. In 1810, she sailed to Guadeloupe but was repelled by the blockade off Basse-Terre, and returned to Brest after a fight with HMS Rainbow and HMS Avon. She was captured during the action of 20 May 1811, and brought into British service as HMS Madagascar. She took
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HMS Madagascar was a 46-gun fifth-rate Seringapatam-class frigate, built at Bombay and launched on 15 November 1822. The Bavarian Prince Otto who had been selected as the King of Greece was delivered to his new capital Nafplion in 1833. In 1843, HMS Madagascar is recorded as calling at Ascension Island accompanied by the steamer Albe
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Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Madagascar after the island of Madagascar off the coast of Africa: ...
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