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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

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

PRINCESS CHARLOTTE 1st rate sailing ships-of-the-line (1825-1828)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Princess Charlotte     Portsmouth DYd 11/1818 11/11/1825 1825 floating barracks 7/1857
Royal Adelaide     Plymouth DYd 5/1819 28/7/1828 1828 depot ship 7/1860

 

Displacement normal, t

4122

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

60.2 gundeck

Breadth, m

16.1

Draught, m

6.86 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

4 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 26 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 48cwt SBML, 30 x 1 - 162/12 32pdr 32cwt SBML, 14 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr 17cwt SBML carronades, 8 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Complement

738

Ship project history: 110-guns three-deckers. An enlarged version of the design of the 1801 Boyne class. Design amended in 1813 to provide a round bow and circular stern. Broadened by 0.4m during construction to carry additional weight of armament, an extra 3.5m section added amidships to gain extra length. Rerated 104-gun in 1835.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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