HMS Minden – a Hong Kong first?

The Bombay Courier,  India. June 23, 1810. “On Tuesday last His Majesty’s Ship, the “Minden” built in the new docks (Bombay) by Jamshedji Bomanji Wadia was floated into the stream at high water, after the usual ceremony of breaking the bottle had been performed by the Honorable Governor Jonathan Duncan. In having produced the “Minden”, Bombay is entitled to the distinguished […]

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