Bombay

3355
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.1.1825B065
Keel Laid Down5.1826B065
Acquired17.2.1828B065
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay B065
Ship ClassCanopus Class (modified)
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt14.12.1864B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck193' 10"Imperial Feet58.8264 
Length of Keel160' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet48.7839 
Breadth52' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,284Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Building MaterialTeak  

Armament


17.2.1828Broadside Weight = 1224 Imperial Pound ( 555.084 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1828 - 10.1828LieutenantAlexander BrownNBD1849


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1817British Warships in the Age of Sail 1817 - 1863Rif WinfieldBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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