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MARLBOROUGH 1st rate screw ship-of-the-line (1858)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Marlborough

    Portsmouth DYd 1/9/1850 1/8/1855 1858 receiving ship 1864

 

Displacement normal, t

6065

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

74.8 pp

Breadth, m

18.3

Draught, m

6.63

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

2684ihp

Max speed, kts

11.9

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt SBML, 16 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 56 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 38 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML, 20 x 1 - 160/11 32pdr 25cwt SBML

Complement

1100

 

Ship project history: Modified Queen class 1st rate 120-gun sailing ship, suspended in December 1851 and reordered as 131-gun screw ship 30/10/1852. During conversion Marlborough received extra 1.5m section at the bow. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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