Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down13.8.1839B065
ShipyardDevonport Dockyard - Plymouth B028
Ship ClassAlbion ClassB028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold for Break Up8.1884B181


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck204' 0"Imperial Feet62.1792 
Length of Keel166' 0"Imperial Feet50.5968 
Breadth60' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet18.2944 
Depth in Hold23' 8"Imperial Feet7.0781 
Burthen3,111Tons BM 


1842Broadside Weight = 1384 Imperial Pound ( 627.644 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck4 British 68-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 British 8inch
Quarterdeck16 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 8inch
Forecastle8 British 32-Pounder

1842Broadside Weight = 1384 Imperial Pound ( 627.644 kg)B028
Gun Deck4 British 68-Pounder
Gun Deck78 British 32-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British 8inch

1861Broadside Weight = 962 Imperial Pound ( 436.267 kg)B181
Gun Deck1 British 68-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck32 British 8inch
Upper Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle26 British 32-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1839750Design Complement
1861830 B181

5 Ship Commanders

10.11.1843 - 27.2.1847Captain Nicholas Lockyer (1781-1847)† Discharged DeadW0251.4.1847 - 2.4.1748CaptainSir Charles Howe Fremantle (1800-1869)W02529.5.1850 - 2.7.1852Captain William James Hope Johnstone (1798-1878)W0252.7.1852 - 7.7.1855Captain Stephen Lushington (1803-1877)W0257.7.1855 - 7.3.1856Captain James Robert Drummond (1812-1895)W025

1 Flag Officer

10.11.1843 - 1847Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir David Milne (1763-1845)W025

2 Commissioned Officers

9.11.1843 - 2.2.1846Lieutenant George Curtis Adams (1807-1883)NBD18498.7.1845 - 9.11.1846Lieutenant Arther CummingNBD1849

Service History

23.1.1844Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £77167.0.0dB181
2.4.1848Paid off at PlymouthW025
4.1860Refitted as a 66 gun Second Rate Screw Ship of the Line
1862Refitted as a 86 gun Second Rate Screw Ship of the Line
1863Refitted as a 76 gun Second Rate Screw Ship of the Line


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