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23850
Nominal Guns110B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.9.1833B181
Keel Laid Down11.1833B181
Named12.4.1839B181
Launched15.5.1839B181
First Commissioned1840B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B181
Ship ClassQueen Class (1833)
Designed by
Sir William SymondsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B181
CategoryFirst RateB181
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Rebuilt1858B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck204' 0"Imperial Feet62.1792 
Length of Keel166' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet50.6032 
Breadth59' 2"Imperial Feet17.9888 
Breadth (oa)60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Depth in Hold23' 9"Imperial Feet7.0866 

Armament


3.4.1840Broadside Weight = 1840 Imperial Pound ( 834.44 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Middle Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1840950EstablishmentB181

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1840 - 31.3.1841Captain
John William MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
W025
31.3.1841 - 30.9.1849Captain
Henry John CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1877
W025
30.9.1841 - 5.1842Captain
George Frederick RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1845
B181
5.1842 - 14.2.1843Acting Captain
Hastings Reginald HenryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1842-1843
DB013
14.2.1843 - 21.4.1844Captain
George Frederick RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1845
W025
22.4.1844 - 11.7.1844Captain
Charles SullivanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1844
B181
19.7.1844 - 31.1.1744/45Captain
Sir William Fanshawe MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1863
W025
16.4.1845 - 10.1845Captain
Sir Baldwin Wake WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1838-1870
W025
18.10.1845 - 26.11.1847Captain
Henry John LeekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1864
W025
26.11.1847 - 26.5.1849Captain
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
W025

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1840 - 30.9.1841Rear-Admiral of the White
Sir Edward CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1856
W025
30.9.1841 - 21.4.1844Vice-Admiral
Sir Edward William Campbell Rich OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
W025
19.7.1844 - 31.1.1845Vice-Admiral of the White
Sir John Chambers WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1845
W025
16.4.1845 - 26.11.1847Admiral
Sir John WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1858
W025

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1840 - 11.8.1841Unknown
Charles Foreman BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1844
NBD1849
2.10.1841 - 7.3.1842Lieutenant
James Crawford CaffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1865
NBD1849
2.4.1845 - 19.3.1846Lieutenant
Octavius CumberlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1832-1848
NBD1849
9.4.1845 - 15.1.1846First Lieutenant
William CrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.4.1840

First cost was £70,474, a total of £77,729 when fitted.

B181

 

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