Diamond Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns28
Approved1845/03/28
Designer Sir William Symonds
RateSixth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew240
Ships in Class2

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 484.00 Imperial Pound ( 219.49 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck20 x British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck1 x British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pounder
Forecastle1 x British 68-Pound Shell Gun

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     140' 0"113' 9 ¾"41' 8"11' 1"1,051 194
Diamond (28) 4.12.1845Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 29.8.18489.1885Sold140' 0"113' 9 ¾"41' 8"11' 1"1,051 194
Niobe (28) 28.3.1846Devonport Dockyard - Plymouth 18.9.18499.7.1862Sold140' 0"113' 9 ¾"41' 8"11' 1"1,051 194

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon, Book

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