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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

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

HOOD 2nd rate sailing ships-of-the-line

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Hood (ex-Edgar)     Chatham DYd 13/8/1849 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 4/1856
Orion     Chatham DYd 1/2/1850 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 10/1852
Edgar     Pembroke DYd 1850? --- --- reordered as screw battleship 4/1851

 

 

Displacement normal, t

2600bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

60.4 gundeck

Breadth, m

17.0

Draught, m

7.11 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

12 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 65cwt shell SBML, 20 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 50cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 41cwt SBML

Complement

720

 

Ship project history: 80-gun 2nd rate two-deckers. Edye and Watts design, approved in 1848. The last sailing battleships to be laid down for the RN.

 

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