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Nominal Guns92B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.1826B181
Keel Laid Down10.1827B065
Launched28.6.1839B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDevonport Dockyard - Plymouth B028
Ship ClassRodney ClassB028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked14.4.1953B028

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 Gundeck205' 0"Imperial Feet62.484 
Breadth54' 0"Imperial Feet16.4592 
Burthen2,598Tons BM 

Armament


28.6.1839Broadside 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

Service History


DateEventSource
12.8.1839Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £44532.0.0dB181
1854Converted to a screw ship of the lineB065

 

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