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CALCUTTA 2nd rate sailing ship-of-the-line (1840)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Calcutta     East India Co., Bombay 3/1828 14/3/1831 10/1840 gunnery test ship 9/1863

 

Displacement normal, t

2291bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

59.7 gundeck

Breadth, m

16.0

Draught, m

6.86 depth hold

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

84 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr SBML

Complement

700

Ship project history: 84-guns 2nd rate two-decker. 1827 modification by Seppings with greater length of floor and waterlines filled out fore and aft, to carry a uniform 32pdr armament.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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