Rodney

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Nominal Guns92B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.1826B181
Keel Laid Down7.1827B065
Launched18.6.1833B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock B028
Ship ClassRodney ClassB028
Designed bySir Robert Seppings (1767-1840)B065
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up2.1884B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck205' 6"Imperial Feet62.5145 
Length of Keel170' 4"Imperial Feet51.8175 
Breadth54' 5"Imperial Feet16.491 
Depth in Hold23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Burthen2,598Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck206' 0"Imperial Feet62.7888 
Breadth54' 6"Imperial Feet16.4973 
Burthen2,589Tons BM 

Armament


18.6.1833Broadside Weight = 1510 Imperial Pound ( 684.785 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Upper Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle24 British 32-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17.11.1826820Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.8.1835 - 12.5.1840Captain Hyde Parker (1784-1854)W03313.5.1840 - 16.10.1843CaptainSir Robert Maunsell (1783-1845)W033

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1835 - 13.10.1840Lieutenant James Thomas CaldwellNBD184926.7.1838 - 21.8.1838Lieutenant William Farquharson Burnett (d.1863)NBD184917.9.1841 - 19.10.1842Lieutenant John BlackmoreBWAS-171430.11.1841 - 19.10.1843Lieutenant Joseph Grant BickfordNBD184916.4.1842 - 1743Lieutenant St Leger Aldworth (1806-?)NL186524.6.1842 - 10.1843Unknown Henry Broadhead (1806-?)NBD184917.10.1842 - 1.2.1844Lieutenant Charles Douglas O'Brien (d.1846)NBD184916.3.1846 - 1846Lieutenant George Baker (d.1849)NBD184926.1.1848 - 1849Commander George Edwin Patey (d.1862)W0259.12.1855 - 8.5.1856Commander George Granville Randolph (1818-1907)W025

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1840 - 18.5.1842Master's Mate Arthur Barrow (1815-1866)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.12.1835Completed at a cost of £64712.0.0dB181
11.1.1860Undocked as a screw ship of the lineB028

 

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