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RENOWN screw 2nd rate 91-gun ships-of-the-line (1858-1861)

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Revenge

  146

Pembroke DYd

22/1/1854

16/4/1859

8/6/1861

Coast Guard 9/1865

Renown

   

Chatham DYd

20/12/1854

28/3/1857

20/2/1858

to North German Confederation 3/1870 (Renown)

Atlas

   

Chatham DYd

23/2/1858

21/7/1860

1860

never fitted to sea, hospital ship 7/1881

Anson, 1/1883- Algiers

   

Woolwich DYd

1/10/1858

15/9/1860

1860

never fitted to sea, harbour vessel 9/1899

 

Displacement normal, t

5260

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

74.7 pp

Breadth, m

16.9

Draught, m

7.47

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Renown: sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE trunk

Revenge, Anson, Atlas: sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

Renown: 3183ihp

Revenge: 3249ihp

Atlas: 3732ihp

Anson: 3583ihp

Max speed, kts

Renown: 11.4

Revenge: 11.5

Atlas, Anson: 13

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt shell SBML, 34 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 36 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 20 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 45cwt SBML

Complement

860

 

Ship project history: New 91-gun ships. Surveyor's design of 1856. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Renown was transferred to North German Confederation in 1870 and served as TS under former name.

Thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Renown

 

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