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BRUNSWICK 2nd rate screw ship-of-the-line (1855)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Brunswick     Pembroke DYd 8/1847 1/6/1855 27/6/1855 sold 3/1867

 

Displacement normal, t

3632

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

57.9 pp

Breadth, m

17.0

Draught, m

7.11 hold depth

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

1438ihp

Max speed, kts

7.7

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

14 x 1 - 204/15 68pdr 65cwt shell SBML, 18 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 50cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

750

Ship project history: Conversion of 80-gun 3rd rate (incomplete on stocks), design of 1854. Ordered as modified Vanguard class sailing 80-gun ships, originally ordered in 1847. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: 1863: reduced to 68 guns

1866: reduced to 60 guns

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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