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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 by
Sir Robert SeppingsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1832
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.8.1835 - 12.5.1840Captain
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1854
W033
13.5.1840 - 16.10.1843Captain
Sir Robert MaunsellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1843
W033

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1835 - 13.10.1840Lieutenant
James Thomas CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1844
NBD1849
26.7.1838 - 21.8.1838Lieutenant
William Farquharson BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1838-1859
NBD1849
17.9.1841 - 19.10.1842Lieutenant
John BlackmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1843
BWAS-1714
30.11.1841 - 19.10.1843Lieutenant
Joseph Grant BickfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1828-1846
NBD1849
16.4.1842 - 1743Lieutenant
St Leger AldworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1842
NL1865
24.6.1842 - 10.1843Unknown
Henry BroadheadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1846
NBD1849
17.10.1842 - 1.2.1844Lieutenant
Charles Douglas O'BrienBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1823-1846
NBD1849
16.3.1846 - 1846Lieutenant
George BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1846
NBD1849
26.1.1848 - 1849Commander
George Edwin PateyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1840-1862
W025
9.12.1855 - 8.5.1856Commander
George Granville RandolphBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1877
W025

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1840 - 18.5.1842Master's Mate
Arthur BarrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1856-1866
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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