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Albion

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Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.6.1839B065
Keel Laid Down13.8.1839B065
Acquired6.9.1842B028
ShipyardDevonport Dockyard - Plymouth B028
Ship ClassAlbion Class (1839)B028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold for Break Up8.1884B181

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1843 - 27.2.1847Captain
Nicholas LockyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1847
† Discharged Dead
W025
1.4.1847 - 2.4.1748Captain
Sir Charles Howe FremantleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1864
W025
29.5.1850 - 2.7.1852Captain
William James Hope JohnstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1863
W025
2.7.1852 - 7.7.1855Captain
Stephen LushingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1862
W025
7.7.1855 - 7.3.1856Captain
James Robert DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1877
W025

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1843 - 1847Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir David MilneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
W025

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.11.1843 - 2.2.1846Lieutenant
George Curtis AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1846
NBD1849
8.7.1845 - 9.11.1846Lieutenant
Arther CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1837-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
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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