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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

SHIPS-OF-THE-LINE, CAPITAL SHIPS & MONITORS

CAESAR 2nd rate sailing ship-of-the-line

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Caesar     Pembroke DYd 8/1848 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 10/1852

 

 

Displacement normal, t

2761bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

63.2 gundeck

Breadth, m

18.3

Draught, m

7.44 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

32 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 65cwt shell SBML, 2 x 1 - 204/12 68pdr 52cwt shell SBML, 32 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

820

 

Ship project history: 90-gun 2nd rate two-decker. Committee of Reference design of 1847, modifies from Rodney class. Sister-ship St. Jean d'Acre was ordered as sailing ship but was laid down as screw one.

 

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