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Diamond -> 1868 Joseph Straker

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Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.12.1845B181
Keel Laid Down7.1846B181
Launched29.8.1848B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness B181
Ship ClassDiamond Class
Designed by
Sir William SymondsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold9.1885B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Length of Keel113' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet34.4615 
Breadth41' 8"Imperial Feet12.7 
Breadth (oa)42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen1,051 194Tons BM 

Armament


29.8.1848Broadside Weight = 484 Imperial Pound ( 219.494 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck1 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Quarterdeck4 British 32-Pounder
Forecastle1 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Forecastle2 British 32-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1866Refitted as a Unrated Training Ship B181
13.1.1868Renamed Joseph StrakerB181


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon, Book
 

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