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FREDERICK WILLIAM 2nd rate screw ship-of-the-line (1860)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Frederick William (ex-Royal Frederick, ex-Royal Sovereign)

    Portsmouth DYd 7/1841 24/3/1860 6/1860 TS 10/1876

 

Displacement normal, t

4502

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

65.2 pp

Breadth, m

18.3

Draught, m

7.24 hold depth

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

2276ihp

Max speed, kts

11.8

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt SBML, 30 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 32 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 22 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

830

 

Ship project history: Conversion of 110-gun three-decker (incomplete on the stocks) to 86-gun ship, 1859 design. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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